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Successful online entrepreneurs do not have a mindset that adapts to failure. Things go wrong, of course, just like with anything else in life, but true online entrepreneurs would never call them "failures". They may call them glitches, mistakes, setbacks, or something like that - but never failures.
An online entrepreneur will approach decision-making or any task with the idea that there's a strong likelihood that he / she will be wrong. That likelihood does not deter them. A good online entrepreneur will simply move ahead, do the best they can and worry about handling obstacles as they come.
So, what is an online entrepreneur?
One that realizes he or she will make mistakes, they will make them as quickly as they can in order to learn from them. A good online entrepreneur does not view making "mistakes" as a negative or irreversible thing, he or she would look at it as a learning experience, they will feel free to move on and try something new.
Online entrepreneurs realize that something useful has been learned, and hopefully not at a high cost.
Let's face it; and forgive me if I am being too brutal but you are going to make mistakes. Make use of those so called "mistakes" and use them as learning tools and do not make the same mistakes twice.
Entrepreneurs also know the value of “intuition”. While you should not act on the results of a coin toss, there is something to be said about your "gut" feeling in a situation.
While not strictly logical, intuition does draw on a combination of experience, knowledge, and analysis as well as a lot of good information you may have forgotten that you already have.
An online entrepreneur gets better by practicing, by being hands on, taking action.
It's not a course you can take at a college or anything. It's learned in the school of life, as you continue through your entrepreneurship journey.
Online entrepreneurs set standards for their own behavior and they set them high. They know that their online reputation is vital to their success.
One of my favorite sayings and one that I live by and instill in my children is:
That is what successful online entrepreneurs do. They simply treat others how they, themselves, would like to be treated. They present themselves as confident entrepreneurs, filled with excitement about their business, their product, their service.
When communicating with others, whether on the phone, via email or on social media, they provide as much useful information as they sought themselves when they first started.
They know (and never forget) how complicated it can get and how overwhelming it can feel when on an online entrepreneurship journey.
Be a lifelong learner. The online entrepreneurship journey is full of learning experiences, embrace them and continuously self-educate yourself.
While learning, never forget to take action. Learning something new without applying what you have learned is sort of useless.
When you make a mistake, learn from it - there is always something to learn from everything. Then move on, just do not give up. No matter how hard it gets, keep trying, keep moving forward.
Successful online entrepreneurs never gave up and that is the type of mentality that led them to their success.