How To Think Like An Entrepreneur

Cliff Walker
5 min readDec 9, 2021


Change your mindsetIf you want to move away from the routine of corporate work life and be secure and in charge of your own destiny, you need to have an entrepreneurial mindset. Start thinking like an entrepreneur. This is the simple secret to success.

Whilst we grow up and even through our adult life we are indoctrinated with the Wrong Mentality

We spend more than a decade in school. Throughout our schooling, we are taught to conform to the ideals of others. When you graduate, obtain a job, and start working, you have to do what your boss tells you to do. Wait for instructions and someone will be there to watch you, and you’re not permitted to cross the line. Your motivation is to make someone else’s dream come true.

Joining a network marketing company is the next step. It’s fantastic, too! You have the power to make progress toward the goal you’ve set for yourself. No one is directing your actions, and there will be no repercussions if you behave as you like. That’s why you don’t do anything. Then you start to question why you’re having no luck!

Think of yourself like an entrepreneur, and you’ll succeed.

If you don’t, you’re sitting about hoping that someone will show up and tell you what you should be doing. You sit and wait for orders from your higher-ups. Despite the possibility of financial gain, this isn’t the route to financial prosperity for most people. As a result of not achieving your goals, you become enraged with your upline, organisation, or even product. You’re just waiting for help to show up.

When you start thinking like an entrepreneur, you will set your own goals. You will work hard to achieve your goals and earn your reward yourself. An entrepreneur is independent and doesn’t depend on anyone. You don’t need a leader to guide you but will be a leader yourself.

If you want to be successful in business or Network Marketing, you need to shed your employee mentality. To be successful, you must approach your work with the mindset of an entrepreneur. Learn to be resourceful and self-sufficient, and you’ll be on the road to success. Entrepreneurs are the ones that build their own foundations from the ground up. Businesses are built from the ground up by entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs look at chances as a way to show off their abilities to the world.

Visualise success

One of the first things to do is to visualise success. Stop worrying and be positive. If you follow the steps below, visualisation will help you be more positive and goal-oriented.

  1. Choose Your Goals

Sit down and write out your goals, start with the big goal, this is the end game… make sue you choose smaller goals to achieve and view them as stepping stones to your larger goal.

The next step is to visualise the success of your next business goal.

  1. Visualise

Imagine the situation. Don’t be imprecise or confused — the more exact and detailed you are, the better.

Imagine yourself in the moment. How do you look? Who is in the room?

Use all of your senses when visualising. Include sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch to truly bring your concept to life.

  1. Visualise Every Step Toward Your Goal

What must you do to make yourself a success?

Identify the steps required to attain your objective, start visualising each step.

Think about the reason why you are doing this and what your customers will get out of your offer.

Never forget to focus on what you want, not what you don’t. Be confident and easygoing, not anxious or forgetful. So, focus on the good sensations and ignore the bad.

  1. Daily Visualisation

Consistency is key, since repeated visualisation can convince your brain that what you think is true. You’ll obtain more of what you desire if you envision it often. Why? You’ve already done it.

Visualising regularly is like practicing a marathon or a golf swing. As you practice, your body (or mind) will become more accustomed with those exact “motions.” You’re essentially conditioning your thinking for success.

Visualisation is fantastic because you can do it anywhere.

Learn from mistakes

There is nothing wrong with making errors, but you should never make the same mistake twice in the same situation. This necessitates the need to learn from each and every mistake you make. The lessons you acquire must be applied to your future work in order to be effective.

Focus on professional development

If you want to go forward on the path to success, you must be adaptable and flexible. Learn new talents and abilities. Look for opportunities for career and personal development. Learn from others, attend training sessions, and participate in workshops and seminars. All of these will provide you with the knowledge and abilities necessary to be a successful entrepreneur.

Prioritise your business

You can start your business as a side hustle and expand into a full-time enterprise. It doesn’t matter whether you send 1 hour a week on it or 10, as long as you are consistent and make the most of the time you spend on it.

People still see their businesses or entities as a side hustle and don’t prioritise them. Then wonder why they don’t make enough.

Entrepreneurs must prioritise their businesses. You need to invest time, money, and energy.

Invest in yourself daily. Use a Power Hour, so that you focus 60 minutes of undivided time to dedicate to your business. Now is the moment to interact with customers and prospects. While it’s preferable to complete it all at once, you may want to break it up into manageable segments to fit your schedule.

If you’ve had a good sales month? Invest it in your business. While withdrawing cash for expenses, remember to reinvest especially as you are growing your business.

Ensure you focus and take intense attention on your business while you’re aware and focused, not when your internal tank is empty.

Contact Cliff Walker

Cliff Walker is a seasoned entrepreneur who has built a reputation as one of the world’s most successful network marketing professionals. Having made the shift from the corporate world to entrepreneurial freedom himself after a very successful corporate career, he specialises in supporting others in making the same journey.



Cliff Walker

Cliff Walker, entrepreneur and network marketer. Helping people transition from the corporate grind to entrepreneurial freedom.