A lot of people decide that their path on life is being an entrepreneur. However many of this entrepreneurs fail, others become successful easily and others learn and try it again. But what makes different each of these entrepreneurs? Additional to luck and other environmental factors with some traits someone can turn into a successful entrepreneur. Although some writers have been writing about this subject, in this and the next four posts I would like to talk about some traits I believe are vital in order to become a successful entrepreneur.
The second trait I will mention on this post is that an entrepreneur must feel confortable with some degree of uncertainty. When someone decides to work for a company and is not interested in entrepreneurship he will be able to live with certain degree of security. In this way it wont concern him if the company is profitable, the acquisition of new costumers, knowing how is the environment and the competition behaving because this is a subject that concerns the company directives and not him. In contrast to the case of the employees, all this subjects are going to be responsibility of the entrepreneur in one or another way. And like many of these factors are external and cannot be determined by the entrepreneur, he must learn to manage risks and not just be confortable with them but also to know when to avoid, transfer and accept them.
In this way the first two traits I believe an entrepreneur must have are perseverance and feeling confortable with risk. Remember these are just the first traits I will mention. In the next posts you will find other traits I believe are required. Don’t forget to watch for these future posts.
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