Open Access Opinion

The Influence of Grit, Goal Setting, and Social Support When Starting a Fashion Business

Valerie L McGehee*

University of Louisiana, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 13, 2019;  Published Date: September 16, 2019


The key to surviving the first year of your new business consists of three indispensable traits: grit, goal-setting, and social support. Creative ideas are vital in the beginning steps of forming a new business, but creative minds often lack business acumen, or the organizational skillset needed to persevere. However, when grit, goal-setting, and social support are utilized as major tenets of business planning, the business has a better chance of succeeding. Changing the perspective of failure as an opportunity to learn is an important element of growth mindset in any startup.

Keywords: Grit; Goal setting; Social support; Business; Fashion

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