1. INTEGRITY: Integrity is very key in every business. It can be hard to get and once gotten can be easily betrayed if care is not taken. As an entrepreneur, you should be able to build your integrity to a level that your customers become loyal to your products and services because of the truth you build. That truth might just be your goodwill. A good name they say is better than riches and lasts for a long time.
  2. DETERMINATION: As an entrepreneur be determined to reach your goals and never allow business challenges or failures to make you give up. Possess a strong mindset, be determined and persevere, and resist the temptations that come your way to distract you.
  3. RESEARCH: Do your homework. Know what is obtainable in your line of business, find out ways to improve on your skills, strategy, products, and services.
  4. TAKE ACTION:  You should learn how to take action, when you learn something new, put it to practice.  Take action and don’t procrastinate.
  5. TEAM PLAYER: Work in a team, don’t be a lone ranger, learn to work with other people who share in your passion and line of activities. You learn better and faster from working with people who have gone ahead of you in your line of business. Therefore choose your friends based on what you believe.
  6. FOCUS: Be focused. Keep the main thing simple. Don’t carry a lot of baggage so you can handle them and be flexible.
  7. STRATEGIC: Be strategic in your approach. If you have done all you need to do and it seems nothing is changing, you change your approach or perspective. If a particular environment does not favor your business there might be a need to relocate.
  8. THINK BIG: If you continue thinking small, you will remain small.
  9. CHOICES: You are where you are because of choices, and you will be where you are because of choices. So make the right choice.
  10. COMPETENCE: Be good at what you do. Distinguish your products from that of your competitors. Have a sustainable competitive advantage over your rivals.
  11.  PASSION:  Be passionate about what you do, that is the only way you can bring out the best in you and in your business. Love what you do!
  12. DILIGENCE: Seeth thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings and he shall not stand before mean men. The Bible has said it all. Be diligent in all that you do.
Glory Agatevure is a software developer at KodeHauz. She's skilled in Mobile App Development.