Many of us here are solopreneurs. And many are starting a new business from scratch. What do you think are the most important skills a solopreneur need?

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DJ-Yogi Premium
The Urban Dictionary about Solopreneur:

"An entrepreneur who works alone, "solo," running their business single-handedly. They might have contractors for hire, yet have full responsibility for the running of their business."

"The typical solopreneur is easily tempted to become a work-a-holic, not feeling their work is ever done! They do the administrative tasks, marketing, customer service and service delivery typically by themselves." by Gail Sussman Miller September 24, 2005

I think it's ok, especially with a low budget, to start as a solopreneur. But when the money is coming in, the best thing you can do is, to invest and outsource some work. Concentrate on your skills and creative work. Give the work you don't like or you're not so good at to fiverr or another of this modern-times-services. And if you're becoming ahead of the game: build your perfect team. And this team can be worldwide nowadays as we know.
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Herbie1 Premium
OOOP! Back to good time keeping DJ. Sorry to hold you up! Chris
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Herbie1 Premium
That would be great DJ! I love Salzburg and have briefly visited three times! On the first occasion I was there the week before Christmas and the market was a wonderful sight! The second time, on the way home from skiing was an early spring and all the cherry trees in Salzburg were in flower. The third time was in summer when we were staying near to Maria Alm and went there by train. Not a city I could ever get tired of! Sorry, I missed the point that you are German and therefore did not have the chance to ski at school! Believe me, if you are still reasonable fit, DO IT,but have plenty of lessons fuelled with plenty of hot Gluwein! Chris
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DJ-Yogi Premium
We're leaving the topic of this discussion;-) But thank you for sharing a part of your life with us. In Maria Plain I was in holiday, sitting in front of this mountain hotel with the view over the city and into the alps and was thinking: "What a beautiful place. I could imagine to live here." 17 months later I moved to Salzburg:-) - So, when will be you 4th time. This year?
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Herbie1 Premium
DJ I would love to think so, but I am having physio on my back at the moment and it might not be possible! But here's hoping! Chris
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DJ-Yogi Premium
I recommend some soft yoga practice:-)
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Herbie1 Premium
For me DJ? Two important things. 1. Doing the jobs I hate first. 2. Time management for the rest! If I don't do either, I will spend all day chatting to you on here my friend!
Come to that, Zell am See is now full of new powder snow! If I was you I'd drop the notion of working your online business and any thought of time management, instead dust off your skis and get the heck over there! Have a great day! Chris
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DJ-Yogi Premium
To be honest: I only waterskied. I think I've to learn skiing. You're right here's ski-paradise. And that's one of the best things you can do here in wintertime. Salzburg is covered with snow now too.
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Herbie1 Premium
Strange isn't it, how folk manage to avoid something so good when it's there on the doorstep! I have travelled by coach out to your area many a time to ski! More than 24 awful hours in a coach, it's that special to me! That said, I also love Austria when the snow has gone and the fields are full of flowers! The "Sound of Music!" comes to mind. Chris
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DJ-Yogi Premium
If I were born here it were different. It's a ski-nation. Austrians win a lot of world cups. I'm looking forward to meet you here one time.
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jmutisy5 Premium
Silf self duscipline. At least that is what I am struggling with.
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DJ-Yogi Premium
I struggled with that too for a long time. Yoga-techniques helped me to focus on my work. Not every working day is perfect, but I got a letter better and avoid procrastination. What helps: To write down your weekly main goal down and have a look at it every morning.
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Herbie1 Premium
Good idea DJ! Are you doing this part time, or do you have to go out to work too? Chris
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DJ-Yogi Premium
I work as a producer, presenter and DJ for a local radio station.
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jmutisy5 Premium
I will it a try.
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AlexEvans Premium
Solopreneur, that is a new one for me, would love to borrow it Dirk. Agree with all the other comments posted. Sometimes a little bit of crazy helps, so we keep going when others fall by the wayside.
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Ericabried Premium
Dedication and discipline.
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mijareze Premium
Determination and open mindedness.
Ed
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Everlight Premium
Motivating ourselves to work. Stop working and bye bye to profit
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Loes Premium
Discipline!
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paulgoodwin Premium
Dedication self control workable schedule priorities and a bit of luck!
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