“These days, every Tom, Dick & Lasisi is an Entrepreneur”
These days, every Tom, Dick & Lasisi is an Entrepreneur. It’s the new buzzword. It’s sexy, it connotes an image of being your own boss, kicking butt, answering to no one and taking names.
Truth is, most folks fall into one of three categories:
Wantapreneur, Hustlepreneur or Entrepreneur Truth is, you just might be a hustlepreneur
For Hustlepreneurs, a business is a special purpose vehicle that feeds them today
For Entrepreneurs, a business is a platform they feed today that takes care of them tomorrow
Hustlepreneurs will sell clothes today, crypto tomorrow, and everything in between; to make a quick buck. Their loyalty is to what pays them
Entrepreneurs realize that in making a “quick” buck, they lose their brand identity in the long term. Loyalty is to the brand
Hustlepreneurs are general contractors
Entrepreneurs are specialists
Hustlepreneurs see every shiny object as an opportunity
Entrepreneurs see shiny objects as distractions
Hustlepreneurs are loyal to their personal bottom line
Entrepreneurs are loyal to their business and brand
Hustlepreneurs don’t pay themselves a salary, the revenue from the business is their salary
Entrepreneurs pay themselves a salary
Hustlepreneurs are jacks of many trades
Entrepreneurs are Masters of One (and scale from there)
Hustlepreneurs see systems & structure as a waste because they’re not building a business
Entrepreneurs know that investing in structure frees them from the business they’re trying to build so they can scale and build another
A Hustlepreneur is the middle man that can hook you up with the go to guy
The Entrepreneur is the go to guy
Hustlepreneurs eat the harvest today and pray for a seed tomorrow
Entrepreneurs live on the seed today and sow the harvest for tomorrow
A hustlepreneur is a master of skill) An entrepreneur is a master of scale)
So what are you? Hustlepreneur or Entrepreneur?
Steve Harris a.k.a “Mr. Ruthless Execution” is an authority in the fields of Life & Business Strategy, a highly sought after Management Consultant and Chief Executive Officer of EdgeEcution, Motivational Speaker & Author.
In May and September 2015 as well as in April 2016, Steve Harris was listed among the ‘World’s Top 100 Business Coaches To Follow On Twitter’.
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