We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

10 Traits All Successful Entrepreneurs Share

2 124 101

Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?

Not all entrepreneurs are created from the same blueprint. They come from different geographic locations, upbringings, income brackets and social classes, as well as education levels. While there isn’t a foolproof map to entrepreneurial greatness, one thing is consistent -- successful entrepreneurs all possess the following 10 traits.

When you set out to become an entrepreneur it will require you to set very clear goals along the way. Growing your business, increasing sales and hiring new employees require several micro-goals within them to be executed successfully.

Related: How to Develop the Soft Skills of the Successful Entrepreneur

This type of workload and challenge is enough to stop many people from pursuing the entrepreneurial career path. You have to be determined from the beginning to be successful -- before you even start. If you aren’t fully determined to make it, there is a good chance you will crumble under the pressure.

Some of the most successful entrepreneurs took major risks, and they paid off in a big way. Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran turned a $1,000 loan into a $5 billion-dollar real estate business that she sold for $66 million back in 2001.

When most people hear the word “risk,” they relate it to a financial risk, but in Corcoran's case, the initial financial investment wasn’t itself particularly risky. The risk came into play when she went all in, devoting 100 percent to making her business work with such a small amount of seed........

© Entrepreneur