Here Are 8 Basic Skills Aspiring Entrepreneurs Must Learn

Use the tools around you to build your future

Arron Fornasetti
4 min readNov 29, 2022
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What comes to mind when you hear the word “entrepreneur”?

Maybe you thought of Mark Zuckerberg — a college dropout turned social media billionaire. Maybe you thought of Michael Jordan — the legendary basketball player who made a fortune from lucrative partnership deals.

As I type, there are thousands of hopefuls who desire to become their own boss. They dream of the day they can leave their 9–5 and build something they believe people want.

Entrepreneurship isn’t a linear line. It’s a slippery slope of perseverance. If you have the wrong mindset, you won’t make it.

How do you find the right mindset? It comes with developing basic skills and gaining experience as time goes on. Below are a few skills necessary to get the ball rolling.

Branding

Your brand is how the public perceives you or your company. It is essential to have a brand vision statement and buyer persona. Effective marketing captures audiences’ attention and motivates them to take action.

Storytelling turns onlookers into devoted fans through the use of attractive fonts, color schemes, and copy. To better understand this, think…

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Arron Fornasetti

We as humans can learn a lot from ants. Don’t be nice, be kind.