Think like a Entrepreneur, Act like a CEO by Beverly E.Jones Book Summary




As you start reading the summary, this is for the inspiration, guidance, and that tool helps you to discover the smart way to take control and get your career in gear. The total focus of this book is to provide you all tips that you need to become a successful person. Firstly you have to think like an entrepreneur, instead of feeling like a cog in the wheel, you're the driver. You run your career like a one-person business. You accept that no one else is going to do it for you. Not only can this shifting of your internal thinking help you navigate your current workshop, if you're job-hunting, it can also ramp up your chances of getting hired. An entrepreneurial outlook is important and this gives you confidence, swagger, autonomy, and choice.

The author says, "Doing something every day towards your goal." Once you have some picture of where you want to go, get things moving by taking small steps towards the vision. Jones' mantra: What really matters is that you do a little something on a regular basis. As the saying goes, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Today, there are more professional opportunities available than ever before. But in order to reap the rewards and enjoyment from a successful career, you must know how to acquire the skills you will need for your journey, how to manage yourself in unexpected circumstances, and how to roll with the punches. If you want to achieve success then you need not carry your old idea of spending your whole career in one place, keeping your head down, and continuing to do pretty much the same type of work seems meaningless. Careers flow through many places, involving numerous relationships, shifting skill sets, and starting of work changes. 

Definition and meaning of 'career' change

The whole concept of a career change than it was in the last century. When one's talk about your "career", you are not just thinking of what you do at the office. Your career is no longer distinct from the rest of your life. It includes everything you do to stay in shape - physically, emotionally, spiritually, socially-in order to do your best work.

Meaning of Professional also change

The traditional professions include doctors, lawyers, architects, and other specially educated, licensed, and relatively well-paid experts. But now the definition includes anybody who is seriously engaged in meaningful, challenging work. Today's professionals are committed to building their skills and expertise, and maintaining quality and ethical standards, in myriad fields from IT to the culinary arts. Today professionals are adaptable and they able to put aside assumptions about their tasks, bosses, or clients and try new strategies to achieve what they want. They are willing to be flexible, sometimes experimenting a bit as they tweak their performance or build stronger relationships with colleagues.

Career resilience is important in making career because of this you able to anticipate the risks and feel comfortable with changes.

How to become a resilient person

A word to note is, Resilient people aren't necessarily born with a unique ability to be flexible, bounce back, or force ahead. Often they are ordinary who gradually learn behaviors, attitudes, and work patterns that allow them to adapt as needed. You may think you don't have the power, direction, or energy to create your dream career. And maybe you're never try to change yourself.

When you are joining a different company, changing slots in the same outfit, or launching a new project, you have to learn a critical lesson on Day 1 of joining that "Nobody else was in charge of making me successful." Then start your career not as a simple employer but with the courage to become a CEO. 

Some Indispensable Tips to Help You Stay Afloat, Bounce Back, and Get Ahead at Work:

  • Learn what your boss wants from you. After joining you need to know all about your boss. 
  • Be Methodical, In starting of your joining. Always ready to help seniors whenever they want.

  • Listen and learn, listen to others before you put your thoughts.
  • Set short term goals, when you think that you get some knowledge of the firm.
  • Always be on time in the meetings and appointments.
  • Before launching something new, you need to prepare a good plan for this.
  • Always think like an Entrepreneur wherever you are - 
  • Set the plan of everything not only your own but also your organization.
  • Focus on the customer needs.
  • Learn from failure.
  • Be optimistic
  • Build your brand-Your personal characteristics, the quality of your work.
  • Be a listener. There is listening means you not only shut your mouth long enough for the other person to talk, but also you shut down the voice in your head when it tries to tell you what to say next. What situations where active listening is a particularly most way to go- When you're starting something new when you're a leader when you are in between the two parties and especially when you want to look confident.
  • Improve your personal style like a way of talking, walking, etc.
  • Be self-discipline- it is the ability to motivate oneself in spite of a negative emotional state. It is about making yourself do things you don't feel like doing.
  • Keep smiling
  • Build a people networking system.
  • Give positive feedback in a smart way.
  • Always keep recording the improvement that you make while working. Track your calendar every day for checking improvement.
  • Prioritize your work- examine your whole day work and characterize in priority wise.
  • The Jimmy Fallen Touch- when you meet someone say hello to him, shake your hands and speak with the basic words and treat them with class, not with a bad mouth.
  • Love with your work and in every situation you have to work and handle this.
  • Celebrate your achievements
  • Choose to be an Optimist and always behave mildly with others, that is the most important rule of Entrepreneurship

These are the qualities you need to become a successful person and to become a successful Entrepreneur. We will do our best to provide you the best content as we can. Thanks for reading.