10 Ways To Develop An Entrepreneurial Mindset (Whether You Have A Business Or A 9 To 5)

Workin’ Girl

No matter where you are in your career journey, you'll benefit from thinking like an entrepreneur. Whether you're running a business, climbing the corporate ladder, or balancing a side hustle that'll be your full-time job one day, there are essential skills that you should master to grow your career.


What makes Millennials so unique is that many of us possess a lot of these skills even if we don't realize it. Born and raised in the digital age, technology comes second nature to us. We creatively carve our own paths by using our resources to be innovative and improve the spaces that we occupy.

I interviewed 14 entrepreneurial-minded Millennials from various backgrounds to learn more about the hustler spirit and how they practice mindfulness.

Here are 10 gems that they shared to help you get your mindset right, whether you have a business or slay at a 9-5:

1. First, get clear on what it means to have an entrepreneurial mindset.

Alechia Reese

Alechia Reese, a brand strategist for large companies, influencers, and celebrity clients, summed it up perfectly: "One who is keen at building, creating, and progressing toward a goal that solves a problem - without being prompted, or directed."

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