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Episode Info: Jon Nastor has always been an entrepreneur. He went to high school in a small town in Canada. He played drums in a punk rock band during his high school years and he took it upon himself to organize shows so that his band could play them. When other punk rock bands were touring the area Jon would rent a hall and by refreshments to sell for extra money. Rather than complain that his men had no gigs to play, Jon took matters into his own hands. This began a pattern that he’s followed his whole life. 1. Jon has a problem. 2. Jon figures out the solution to this problem. 3. Jon sells his solution to other people who have the problem he had. In this podcast we took a deep dive into what an entrepreneur is, entrepreneurship development, and why it’s important to know your audience as individuals and friends. What is an Entrepreneur? An entrepreneur is a problem solver who sells their solution to market of people who have the same problem. Most entrepreneurs begin like Jon. They have a problem or recognize a problem for from their own life. They figure out the solution to the problem. Then they sell the solution they found to other people have that problem. If you want to be an entrepreneur the final step is the most important. You have to sell your solution to a group of people who have that problem. Entrepreneur Development: The Keys to Success * Remember success is a journey. Take it one step at a time. * Figure out how you’re going to sell your product before you create it. * You want an audience for what you’re going to create. * Look at markets that already exist. Identify the gaps in those markets. What questions aren’t being answered? What needs aren’t being met? Create something to fill the gap. * Don’t be a copy. Come at the problem from your own angle. * If you try to exactly copy someone else’s solution you will be directly competing for their audience that they’ve already established relationship with. * As you begin building your brand focus on your audience. Get their feedback and adjust to serve them better. hacktheentrepreneur.com: A Case StudyRead more »

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