The Center of Your Internet Business, You
As an Internet entrepreneur your ultimate goal is most certainly the success of your Internet business but statistics show that real money are made by a small percentage of the online businesses. An Internet business takes a great deal of time and effort, it's not easy to build and maintain it and you need total commitment to succeed. Lack of complete passion for your business and of the desire to succeed will most likely result in failure.
As the center of your online business, the Internet entrepreneur, you should teach yourself as many of the following characteristics as you can. These are the most important characteristics shared by successful entrepreneurs:
1) Goal setting
Make sure you write down your goals, it's best if it's done on a piece of paper that will be viewable when at your desk. Set short term goals, that are reachable in a short period and long term higher goals for the long run but don't set them too high as you might get discouraged if you won't achieve them. Work each day, week and month towards your short term goals and set them higher each time and in the end you'll achieve your ultimate goal.
2) Self discipline and motivation
You have to write down your own schedule an stick to it, start working early. Wake up early just as if you were working outside your home, in order to completely self disciplined you need to take you business very seriously. Your motivation will have a very high impact on the success of your business, ability to work independently and stay on task is a must.
3) The Attitude
The attitude you have when starting your business if one of the most important factors that will influence the way your business will grow or not grow. You have to start your business with a positive attitude and belief in yourself and maintain it along the way if you want to succeed.
4) Organization and detail
Do the best you can to be organized all the way. Just like the goal setting, you should the goals you have to achieve each day.
No matter what you're doing, it should be done to the best of your ability. As your human, it's not going to be perfect but do the best you can to get as close as possible, details matter. Anything worth doing should be done right.
Developing your Internet business is a learning experience that is filled with lessons that will teach you a lot of valuable stuff. Even if it's one of the most difficult experience in your lifetime, it's also very rewarding. Wish you a lot of success with your future Internet business.