Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Entrepreneurs!
As a female entrepreneur, you must step to the beat of God who gave you everything you needed to start your own business. Also, you must be willing to step to the beat of your own drum. As an entrepreneur, you are uniquely and wonderfully made to accomplish something that the “average” person would not dare dream of doing. God has given each of us special gifts and we must use those gifts to bless others. As an entrepreneur, you cannot settle for the ordinary or mediocrity because God created you for greatness.
One bad habit that female entrepreneurs have is that they continuously compare themselves to other female business owners. Women business owners strongly believe that they must follow the “crowd” to succeed. But, female entrepreneurs fail to realize that there is enough “pie” for everyone to have a piece. To be a “true success” in small business, you must know what sets you apart from the competition.
You must understand that being the “oddball” is the best thing in small business. Being the “oddball” gives you, as a small business owner, a great advantage over the competition because you are filling a need that has been ignored by others. Stop comparing yourself to other entrepreneurs because if God wanted us all to be the same, He would have created us that way.
As a female entrepreneur, do not be afraid to embrace your uniqueness and your special niche.
Donya Zimmerman is a business consultant, mediator, and legal professional with over ten years of experience. Donya is also a public speaker and aspiring author. She has a few books in the works that will be published and released in the latter part of 2015. The books will focus on entrepreneurship, small business, and daily devotionals. She is owner of Family & Community Mediation and Business Consulting (FACMBC) and Powerful Biz Woman (subsidiary of FACMBC). Both are based in Baltimore, Maryland and were established in 2013 and 2014. Services provided by FACMBC: Mediation and Conflict Resolution Services; Business Registration Assistance (Limited Liability Company, Corporation, S-Corp, Limited Liability Partnership, etc.); Business Plan Drafting Assistance; Business Certification Assistance (MBE, WOSB, 8A, 501(c) (3), Hub Zone, etc.); and Business Organization Assistance. Services and products provided by Powerful Biz Woman are workshops: Entrepreneurship 101; How to Stay Out of Tax Trouble and Legal Trouble in Small Business; Start up 101; and Female Entrepreneurship 101. Powerful Biz Woman provides books on the following topics: Entrepreneurship 101; Daily Devotionals for Entrepreneurs/Small Business Owners; Daily Devotionals for Female Entrepreneurs; Small Business Owner Tips; Powerful Biz Tips; and Inner Will Power to Make Your Dreams a Reality. These books will be available starting September 5, 2015. Donya Zimmerman is also a contributing writer with the Maryland Daily Examiner Newspaper and the Leadership Girl Newsletter. Donya Zimmerman has made article contributions to the Simply Inspirational Women in Business Journal for 2014 published by Dr. Cheryl Cottle.
If you are thinking about starting your own small business or non-profit organization do not hesitate to contact Donya Zimmerman because she can show you how to do so. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.facebook.com/FACMBC; www.twitter.com/FACMBC; https://dzimmerman36.wordpress.com; www.linkedin.com/in/dzbusconsultantandmediator; www.conflictresolutionandconsulting.com.
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