Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurs are different from each other, but successful entrepreneurs tend to share certain characteristics. Not all of them have developed each of the following to the same degree, but they tend to have developed most of them to some degree. Here are some common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs tend to:

  1. be passionate about achieving their goals
  2. have a spirit of adventure (in fact, the word "adventure" is derived from the Latin word meaning "to venture")
  3. have a strong need to achieve and seek personal accomplishment
  4. be self-confident and self-reliant
  5. be goal-oriented
  6. be innovative, creative, and versatile
  7. be persistent
  8. be hardworking and energetic
  9. have a positive attitude
  10. be willing to take initiative
  11. have a strong sense of commitment