Susan Martin

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What qualities does a successful business owner or entrepreneur possess?

Qualities of Successful Entrepreneur

What makes a successful business owner or entrepreneur? Some say creativity, others say passion, organization, or leadership skills. In fact, there have been many qualities identified with successful entrepreneurs. Here ( in no particular order) are some of the most significant.

How many entrepreneurial traits do you possess?

  • Energy

  • Passion

  • Assertiveness

  • Novelty

  • Initiative

  • Creativity

  • Imagination

  • Be a self starter

  • Time Management

  • Follow-through

  • Be ready for anything

  • Think positively

  • Believe in yourself

  • Ability to make decisions

  • Don't be afraid or embarrassed to ask for help

  • Effectiveness at persuasion

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and creative

  • Think "out of the box"

  • The ability to produce results

  • Ability to take risks and do so in a calculated way

  • Enjoyment of the ride

  • Negotiation and compromise

  • Exacting and exhaustive mentality

  • Sense of Urgency

  • Resilience after Failure

  • Alertness

  • Leadership

  • Stress management

  • Persistence

  • Confidence

  • The ability to reflect and improve

  • The ability to think strategically

Susan Martin created Business Sanity to help business owners and independent professionals, who struggle with marketing, management and productivity; want to increase profits, avoid burnout and learn how to run their business most effectively. To find out how you can make more money with less effort and stress; visit Susan on the web and subscribe to Business Sanity Tips.

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