What Does It Take To Be an IT Entrepreneur?

Anna Khrupa by Anna Khrupa on March 13, 2018

What Does It Take To Be an IT Entrepreneur?

How to succeed in your work? The answer is simple. You must be passionate about what you love and constantly improve your professional skills and knowledge. After going through many interviews with successful people in the IT industry, a huge amount of motivational and business-oriented educational literature also plays a huge role in their success.

In our mini-review, we’ve prepared a list of important points you should pay attention if you opt for better results in your business, especially in the IT industry. Sure, some of them may be banal or even cheesy and yet they are often repeated because they are true.

IT’s no place for quitters

Do you know how much time and dedication a single startup requires? It’s like a marathon with you, as its CEO ready to fight and win 24/7. You should be able to answer any business strategy-related questions in your sleep. Do you know how many failures, big or small, will be expecting you on your way to success? You will need to get up after every received blow. It’s not a fairyland where you can create an app within a week, it goes viral and you earn billions. Things just don’t work that way.

Risks are around us

Be prepared to bet all on red! Risks are something you will have to deal with every single day and without risks, there is no victory. Or no victory worth attention at max.

Trust yourselves

Be confident in what you are doing! Trust yourselves and your crazy ideas. Every single success story begins with something just crazy enough to work. When was the last time you heard something like: “Rationalism has lead mankind to a new discovery!”? That’s tight, never.

Be adaptable

One of the key factors a successful entrepreneur will require is the ability to adapt. We live in a world that shifts constantly. Imagine a situation: You are working on a solution for like 2 years, you have already invested tons of money and effort into it and somebody releases the exact same thing a week earlier than you were going to. What will your actions be? Adapt.


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Written by
Anna Khrupa, Researcher/Marketing Manager

Anna is a self-motivated and curious research analyst who keeps her eye on digital marketing trends, IT market state, audience response to the content our team puts out, and examines content strategies of competitors. Anna’s multi-tasking skills overlapped with an in-depth understanding of IT outsourcing make her a powerful player on our team. In her free time, Anna likes reading crime fiction and swimming.