Work ethic - Willingness to sacrifice and work hard to reach one's goal is very important characteristic for a successful entrepreneur.
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Someone never give up! The business race never goes to the swift, it goes to the one who endures.
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There are two types of people. A leader and a follower. A person who accepts things as they are and the one who creates new ways of doing things. A person who is active and the one who is reactive.
An entrepreneur is a person who gets bored easily, brave, immune to what others say and likes to dive into uncharted waters and come out a winner.
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gut feeling-but planner
luck- but can handle misfortune
persistant- but get out if it looks wrong-
egoless mind- but passionate
eccentric- but down to earth
in other words being able to handle and act on two or more opposing opinions in your head for a long time.
I believe what makes an entrepreneur good isn't a single element, but two.
1) His idea
2) His faith on his idea with his abilities of execution!
A good entrepreneur has discipline, is organized and understands his prospects and clients. They also understand delegation and how to create systems to multiply their efforts. Managing money and cost is also an essential quality they must develop quickly. Turning your vision into reality takes time, deication and the ability to motivate the people arround them to buy into the mission.
Most of all, they must care and be sincere. They may not have all the answers, but know where to find them. Sticking to it no matter what. Think about it, how many times did Edison fail before the light bulb lit?
This makes for a good entrepreneur,
In my mind there are a wonderful list of folks that are great entrepreneur !!! The key is to separate the vision from the execution . Very creative people tend to be just that creative , passionate and aggressive . Great qualities but try and partner with people who have executed or failed to execute so they can help you down the path . Last but far from least never loose sight of your vision just balance the most obvious goals but stay on task Set weekly milestones and do not move on until they are met Good luck make sure it is fun!!! Not just a job Regards , Chuck Green