To become a successful entrepreneur, there are certain skill sets you need that aren’t taught, per se, in a classroom. A laser-sharp focus, crystal-clear vision and a work ethic elevated above the rest, are just some of the tools you’ll need to succeed.
However, there comes a time in every entrepreneur’s life where they must make a choice: either stay the course, as rocky as it currently may be, or take a safer, more secure route? For Cole Bennett, Beth Birkett-Gibbs, and Kendrick Sampson, they decided to follow their dreams come hell or high water.
Entrepreneurship requires you elevate above the nine to five mentality. There’s a hustle, and a drive that must activate in order to turn this hope and dream into a reality.
Host Pierce Simpson tapped into the panel’s tenacious spirit while speaking with the trio in Austin, TX for Complex Conversations. The in-depth interview, in partnership with smartwater, tackled everything from when these business owners first realized they had the entrepreneurial bug, to the exhilarating highs and defeating lows of building their brands. Most importantly, they each offered invaluable tips on how anyone wanting to create a business for themselves can do these same.
Check out the video above.