How to be a businessman

 How do I become a businessman


The businessman is the man who works regularly in diverse business, [1]  defines the entrepreneur as a person who is involved in industrial or business management, and maybe the owner of this business or executive director of her, [2]  can be defined  The businessman declares that he is the owner of an establishment operating in the field of commercial business and seeks to conduct his business in a professional manner; Which contributes to the prosperity of this business. [3]

How can a person be a businessman?

The success of a businessman depends   on perseverance and seriousness at  work, and it is important to apply a set of basic steps, namely:

  • Perseverance and love of work : It is the first step towards obtaining the status of a businessman. Love of work and perseverance are among the things that guarantee the success of anything. Either on a personal, functional, or professional level. [4]
  • Learning from others: It is one of the important steps for a person to be a businessman. He should be keen on learning from other people, who represent the owners of successful projects, before preparing to implement his own work, so spending some years learning from others is one of the most important ways to start in the world of entrepreneurs. [4]
  • Enhancing self-confidence: it is an essential step towards the world of business. Self-confidence contributes to the development of the level of the businessman and helps to market his company. [4]
  • Building a good reputation: it is one of the important steps that a businessman must be careful to implement; Were building a good reputation in society is one of the most important means to its success. [4]
  • Team building: it is a major step into the business world. The businessman must be keen to build his own team by relying on attracting suitable individuals from outside the company, who have the appropriate qualities to rely on. [4]
  • Attention to excellent communication:  The businessman should enhance contact with employees in all the various departments of the facility, and this communication contributes to providing many important data and results for the management of the company, and the businessman must use this contact with customers, suppliers, and vendors. [5]
  • Striving to solve problems:  Possessing problem-solving skills is an important characteristic of a business environment. Because businessmen are generally exposed to many new problems, which they may encounter while solving existing problems. [5]

Characteristics of a businessman

A  successful businessman is distinguished by a set of characteristics, the most important of which are: [6]

  • Taking work seriously: It is one of the characteristics and characteristics of a successful businessman, so it is important for him to have sufficient conviction about both the nature of his work and the products offered through it. Many businessmen failed to take their business seriously. As a result, they did not preserve their work.
  • Developing a  plan for everything: It is one of the basic characteristics of a successful businessman, so he must be careful to plan all aspects of his business. Where developing a business plan is one of the most important means used by a businessman through searching for and collecting data, and analyzing each business section in order to reach results based on basic facts that were discovered based on research.
  • Managing money wisely: it is the businessman's role in providing cash flow for his project. In order to contribute to the purchase of inventory, implementation of a business marketing plan, and repair or replacement of used equipment; Therefore, it is imperative for all businessmen to take care of managing money wisely, and these funds are divided into two types:
    • Income: it is money obtained from customers; As a result of purchasing products or services.
    • Expenses: are the money that the businessman pays to buy supplies, inventory needs, employee salaries, and all other financial matters that ensure the continuity of the business.
  • Knowing customers: It is one of the most important characteristics of businessmen, and it is often considered a competitive advantage between them. It is important for the businessman to get to know the customers; By answering phone calls or communicating with them in any other way.
  • Self-investment: It is one of the characteristics that characterize many businessmen; They are keen to read magazines, books, newsletters, and follow up on websites, which are all resources to develop their understanding of business, and support their skills and jobs, and it is possible that the businessman will invest himself By joining business clubs to communicate with other business people; With the aim of learning the secrets of their success and getting help in achieving their business goals.
  • Mastering the art of negotiation: it is one of the basic characteristics of a businessman; He must master the skills and art of negotiation; Because of the need to use it on a daily basis, negotiations also contribute to ensuring the achievement of profits for all parties participating in them, and also enhance the building of strong and long-term commercial relations.

Challenges facing the businessman

The businessman faces   many challenges that he must make sure to deal with in a correct manner; In order to ensure that they overcome them or reach solutions to them, the following is information about the most important of these challenges: [7]

  • Finance: It is one of the main challenges that businessmen face. They are faced with the challenge of financing new projects and businesses, but it is possible to overcome this challenge by relying on the use of capital from business revenues resulting from sales of products and services.
  • Decision-making: It is one of the most daunting challenges for a businessman; Because he is forced to make many decisions every day, starting from the big decisions related to the company, to the small decisions that affect the daily business.

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