Top 5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur [According to Mike Bloomberg]

August 20, 2013

As a product development firm, we have had a number of entrepreneurs approach us with their ideas. We came across an article on LinkedIn where New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg gives five tips on how to become a successful entrepreneur.

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg (photo from

1. Take risks. Life is too short to spend your time avoiding failure.

2. Make your own luck. Luck plays a part in success, but the harder you work, the luckier you get.

3. Be persistent. Persistence really does pay off.

4. Never stop learning. The most powerful word in the English language is “Why.” There is nothing so powerful as an open, inquiring mind. Whatever field you choose for starting a business – be a lifelong student.

5. Give back. You are ultimately responsible for your success and failure, but you only succeed if you share the reward with others.

To read the full article, click here.

If you’re interested in learning more about when it’s time to outsource your design work, please check out an article we wrote: When Should You Choose to Outsource Your Design Work?

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