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Great business tips from Donald J Trump to entrepreneurs that want to succeed like him

Donald J Trump is the current US President. He was a great entrepreneur before joining politics.  He was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens and received an economics degree from the Wharton School. He knows how to succeed in most of the ventures he cherishes in life from business to politics despite the challenges that have confronted him and still confronting him.

If you want to succeed as an entrepreneur like Donald J Trump, kindly go through these business tips from him:

  1. Aim high and think big
    “My style of deal-making is simple. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get what I’m after.” “To me it’s very simple: if you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big. Most people think small, because they’re afraid of success, afraid of making decisions, afraid of winning.”
  1. Be obsessive and also take things easy
    “One of the keys to thinking big is total focus. I think of it almost as a controlled neurosis, a quality I’ve noticed in many highly successful entrepreneurs. They’re obsessive, driven and almost maniacal, but it’s all channelled into their work.”
    “I don’t say this trait leads to a happier life, or a better life, but it’s great when it comes to getting what you want.”
    “Most people are surprised by the way I work. I don’t carry a briefcase. I try not to schedule too many meetings. I leave my door open. You can’t be imaginative or entrepreneurial if you’ve got too much structure. I prefer to come to work each day and just see what develops. There is no typical week in my life.”
  2. Use your leverage
    “The worst thing you can possibly do in a deal is seem desperate to make it. That makes the other guy smell blood, and then you’re dead. The best thing you can do is deal from strength.
    “Leverage is having something the other guy wants. Or better yet, needs. Or best of all, simply can’t do without. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, which is why leverage often requires imagination and salesmanship.”
  3. Get noticed and always live in the present
    “You can have the most wonderful product in the world, but if people don’t know about it, it’s not going to be worth much. You need to generate interest and create excitement.”
    “The press is always hungry for a good story, and the more sensational the better. It’s in the nature of the job. If you are a little different, or a little outrageous, or if you do things that are bold or controversial, the press is going to write about you.”
    “I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.”
  4. Never stop trying and always be positive with every turn of events
    “Never give up. Do not settle for remaining in your comfort zone. Remaining complacent is a good way to get nowhere.”
    “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate,”
  5. Enjoy your work and be ready to learn new things
    “If you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead, make your work more pleasurable.” “I like learning new things and the challenge that’s involved. For example, when I hosted Saturday Night Live, I knew I wasn’t a professional entertainer and I’d be surrounded by them, but I thought the experience would be worth it. It was: It went well and everyone had a great time. I had to focus…” “That’s the key with entering a new space–you have to focus because it’s necessary and there’s no back-up experience. I learn quickly and that helps, and I make the effort to learn as much as possible.”
  1. Passion, momentum and focus are crucial for entrepreneurial success
    “First-time entrepreneurs have to do their research, and they should be very passionate about what they are doing. Passion is the No. 1 ingredient for success … because it’s necessary in order to withstand the challenges and difficulties one will face…” “You have to completely believe in what you are doing, and knowledge of business is useful, but I would mention that passion, momentum and focus are crucial. It’s good to read books by successful people … A good one for entrepreneurs is the book I wrote with Robert Kiyosaki, Midas Touch.”
  2. Bring your children into your business
    “I was their example, and I set the example. That goes for my children and my organization.” “My children saw how hard I worked every day, and that work ethic was apparent since their early years. I am fortunate that they love their work and are very disciplined. I made sure that working with me was their choice-I didn’t want them here if they weren’t passionate about what they were doing. I haven’t really had to mentor them–they watch, listen, learn, and apply. They’ve done a tremendous job and I’m very proud of them.”

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