Passion, Patience, and Persistence the Three Keys to Success

Jun 17, 15 Passion, Patience, and Persistence the Three Keys to Success

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People sometimes ask me if there are any attributes or patterns of behavior that can lead to success in online retail and blogging. Your new favorite book is free! Check out Doubleday Book Club today. From what I have seen of the market, three characteristics are vital to success in any online or real world endeavor. Those characteristics can be summed up as passion, patience, and persistence. Persons without those qualities almost never succeed because they almost always give up. The three characteristics you will need to succeed online are passion, patience, and persistence. Passion – This is the most important of the three because it gives you the energy to develop the other two. If you want to get anywhere online, you must love what you are doing. You must want to look forward to sitting down at the computer and banging away for the sheer pleasure of it. I love writing and enjoy online commerce and blogging, so I have a passion for those activities. I also find that I make the most money from the things that I enjoy and generally do not make a cent on stuff I consider a chore. Do You Need Affordable and Accessible Legal Services? Start Now With My Lawyer Plan! A good rule of thumb is that if you are not enjoying what you are doing and looking forward to doing it, you need to find something else to do. Patience – Contrary to popular belief, it takes a lot of time to build up an online business. Results do not come overnight. Generally, it will take six months to a year to get meaningful results after you go live with a website. It can sometimes take longer. Results in online sales can be a little quicker, but they are often painfully slow as well. I have had items sit online for well over a year until they sold. The most successful online entrepreneurs are those with the most patience; it took Jack Ma over...

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