YOU AS AN
ENTREPRENEUR…
WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
1
Did you ever
meet an
entrepreneur
who wanted
to go
bankrupt?
2
Change from corporate life to
entrepreneurial life
3
WHERE IS MY ENERGY GOING?

Wasted
time
Meetings
Discussions

Lack of
focus
Lack of
sleep
Bad decisions
BEING
BUSY DOES
NOT MEAN
MAKING
MONEY or
INVOICING
5
What is in it for
me?
What is going to
generate
income?

6
HOW AM I GOING TO
GENERATE CASH TO PAY
FOR IT ALL?
7
8
•“A very
powerful
motivator is
to be
competitive
with yourself”
9
Performance= about
HOW can I do better?
10
L OF US WANT TO
OVE UPWARDS
OT DOWNWARDS

11
GOALS?
HAVE YOU TAKEN
TIME TO DEFINE
THEM PROPERLY?
12
13
14
Sheryl Sandberg

• “Ask yourself:
What would I
do if I were not
afraid? And do
go do it!”
15
16
Remember
• Having self-confidence is wonderful
and a positive quality to successfully navigate life.
• However, as often t...
The complacency zone is a
dangerous place to be!
18
19
Congratulations you
failed, you tried, keep
GOING!
20
21
JOB
ROTATION

MENTORING

TOOLS?

M.B.O
EXPOSURE
TRAINING
EMPOWERMENT

22
NOW THAT WE KNOW
THE ISSUE WHAT CAN
WE DO ABOUT IT?
23
I ASSOCIATE WITH
PEOPLE WHO
SUPPORT MY GOALS
24
YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE BY
CHANGING YOUR STATE OF MIND
25
A STATE OF MIND
• I listen
• I treat myself as a company
• I treat the company as if it was
my own
• I do not have a job b...
A STATE OF MIND
• I focus on solutions
• I focus on understanding
• I expect the best and I believe in
the best
• I…whatev...
THE LAW OF DELIBERATE
CREATION

• Being clear on what you want
• Focus on what you want
• Belief in what you want
• Move t...
MAKE AN IMPROVEMENT
DEVELOP A NEW SKILL
START A BLOG
FIND A MENTOR
HAVE A PET PROJECT
DO IT !

29
30
REMEMBER
• Being a learning person
• Creating a disciplined
environment
• When working with others,
doing it with a team s...
REMEMBER
• People oriented
• Being conscious that people pay
for added value only
• Your on-going involvement
32
REMEMBER
• Never stop trying to improve
• Want more out of life than jus a
pay check
• YOUR DEEP FULL COMMITMENT
33
CONCLUSIONS
34
• Use your
personal name
• Have some fun
• Know your
story
• Be consistent
• Get out there
• Think long term
35
Question
• “Are you ready for the
interview?”
Answer
•“I am born ready!”

36
Your copy of the slides on
WWW.ROGERCLAESSENS.EU

37
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You as an entrepreneur - what you should know to be a successful entrepreneur

  1. 1. YOU AS AN ENTREPRENEUR… WHAT DOES IT MEAN? 1
  2. 2. Did you ever meet an entrepreneur who wanted to go bankrupt? 2
  3. 3. Change from corporate life to entrepreneurial life 3
  4. 4. WHERE IS MY ENERGY GOING? Wasted time Meetings Discussions Lack of focus Lack of sleep Bad decisions
  5. 5. BEING BUSY DOES NOT MEAN MAKING MONEY or INVOICING 5
  6. 6. What is in it for me? What is going to generate income? 6
  7. 7. HOW AM I GOING TO GENERATE CASH TO PAY FOR IT ALL? 7
  8. 8. 8
  9. 9. •“A very powerful motivator is to be competitive with yourself” 9
  10. 10. Performance= about HOW can I do better? 10
  11. 11. L OF US WANT TO OVE UPWARDS OT DOWNWARDS 11
  12. 12. GOALS? HAVE YOU TAKEN TIME TO DEFINE THEM PROPERLY? 12
  13. 13. 13
  14. 14. 14
  15. 15. Sheryl Sandberg • “Ask yourself: What would I do if I were not afraid? And do go do it!” 15
  16. 16. 16
  17. 17. Remember • Having self-confidence is wonderful and a positive quality to successfully navigate life. • However, as often true, too much of a good thing can become a bad thing. Overconfidence is a weakness and most would agree that arrogance is undesirable. 17
  18. 18. The complacency zone is a dangerous place to be! 18
  19. 19. 19
  20. 20. Congratulations you failed, you tried, keep GOING! 20
  21. 21. 21
  22. 22. JOB ROTATION MENTORING TOOLS? M.B.O EXPOSURE TRAINING EMPOWERMENT 22
  23. 23. NOW THAT WE KNOW THE ISSUE WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? 23
  24. 24. I ASSOCIATE WITH PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT MY GOALS 24
  25. 25. YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE BY CHANGING YOUR STATE OF MIND 25
  26. 26. A STATE OF MIND • I listen • I treat myself as a company • I treat the company as if it was my own • I do not have a job but a step in the direction I figured out 26
  27. 27. A STATE OF MIND • I focus on solutions • I focus on understanding • I expect the best and I believe in the best • I…whatever it takes…. 27
  28. 28. THE LAW OF DELIBERATE CREATION • Being clear on what you want • Focus on what you want • Belief in what you want • Move towards what you want 28
  29. 29. MAKE AN IMPROVEMENT DEVELOP A NEW SKILL START A BLOG FIND A MENTOR HAVE A PET PROJECT DO IT ! 29
  30. 30. 30
  31. 31. REMEMBER • Being a learning person • Creating a disciplined environment • When working with others, doing it with a team spirit 31
  32. 32. REMEMBER • People oriented • Being conscious that people pay for added value only • Your on-going involvement 32
  33. 33. REMEMBER • Never stop trying to improve • Want more out of life than jus a pay check • YOUR DEEP FULL COMMITMENT 33
  34. 34. CONCLUSIONS 34
  35. 35. • Use your personal name • Have some fun • Know your story • Be consistent • Get out there • Think long term 35
  36. 36. Question • “Are you ready for the interview?” Answer •“I am born ready!” 36
  37. 37. Your copy of the slides on WWW.ROGERCLAESSENS.EU 37

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