Based in California, Bill Asher is a business executive with past roles as president of both the Playboy Entertainment Group and Califa Entertainment Group. Over the course of his 25-year career as a business leader, Bill Asher has developed as an entrepreneur, opening 25 companies spanning a wide range of industries.
While the idea of working for oneself is a popular professional ambition today, the work of an entrepreneur is not easy. To be a successful entrepreneur often requires certain personal characteristics and traits, including the three listed below.
1. Confidence. Successful entrepreneurs are so busy staying focused on moving toward their goals that they don’t have time for self-doubt. Confidence allows an entrepreneur to remain optimistic without ignoring problems, tackling difficulties efficiently as they arise. Successful entrepreneurs believe in their vision and know that they will one day be successful.
2. Humility. Entrepreneurs who achieve their goals know that they can’t do so alone. The most talented of these professionals stay humble while building his or her company and never fails to listen to what others have to say. Modesty also allows an entrepreneur to learn from others who have experienced more success or have greater talents without becoming intimidated.
3. Adaptability. Above all, successful entrepreneurs are resilient in the face of setbacks. They see failure as a learning opportunity instead of a dream-ending experience and do not let their mistakes define them.