10 Business Lessons I Had to Learn Before I Could Succeed

As an aspiring entrepreneur you can always learn from successful entrepreneurs. Erica Nicole is the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine — a Young, Fabulous & Self-Employed brand. She is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, acclaimed small business expert, dynamic speaker, syndicated columnist, philanthropist and Christian thought leader.

In her article “CEO Confessions: 10 Business Lessons I Had to Learn Before I Could Succeed” she covers the following 10 pointers. Read the article in its entirely here.

  1. A handshake is not a promise.

  2. (All of the above) will overpromise and underdeliver.

  3. Never let everyone know all you know.

  4. Read the fine print.

  5. Customers want solutions, not excuses.

  6. Feelings are not a strategic plan.

  7. Business is unfair, but you don’t have to be.

  8. Mental drift is a silent business killer, get focused.

  9. Time is money; don’t let anyone waste yours.

  10. May the odds be ever in your favor.