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9 Key Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a Newspaper Boy

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The ability to persevere in the face of adversity is what separates an ordinary man from a great man. The journey to entrepreneurship is filled with rocky beginnings and uncertain futures. Entrepreneurship requires a great deal of hard work, time and risk. But entrepreneurs can learn a lot from unexpected sources even from a kid who delivers the morning paper.

Here are nine key lessons an entrepreneur can learn from a newspaper-delivery boy.

A newspaper boy confronts a variety of obstacles: Inclement weather or even just fatigue. However, it doesn't deter the newspaper boy from getting up and overcoming those challenges. As an entrepreneur, you must be brave enough to take the first step. You'll never reach the other side if you don't muster the courage and effort to try.

Entrepreneurs must stop complaining about the obstacles before them. Like that newspaper boy, wake up, get out and show up!

A newspaper boy's primary responsibility is to deliver on time. The newspaper is delivered consistently and in good condition. Not showing up on time results in a lack of trust from customers, potentially leading to loss of income. Time is money, a valuable resource, and every entrepreneur must recognize this to succeed.

Entrepreneurs must never be late for their meetings, as that could hurt business. At all times, the focus should be on growth and success. To achieve that, entrepreneurs must develop the habit of being disciplined and punctual. Time management is essential to your........

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