14 Ways Modern Entrepreneurs Can Achieve Business Success

In today’s modern marketplace — crammed with competitors, fickle consumers and e-commerce decisions — it takes more than initiative, drive and passion to achieve success with a new business. Entrepreneurs need to be more conscious of the market, as well as aware of what their customers expect in order to see returns on their business investment.

These aren’t the only requirements. Entrepreneurs need to be brave, taking action when required without getting distracted from goals. More, they need to know how best to act, which requires constant research and reading in order to stay aware of global and industry trends.

In order to help you achieve success, 14 members of Young Entrepreneur Council have weighed in on what they think the single most important thing is that an entrepreneur needs to do differently today. Here is what they recommend: