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Characteristics Among Successful Entrepreneurs

Written by Magdaline Delany, 8 years ago, 0 Comments

Do you have what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur? What are some of the qualities that make a person suitable for their profession? There are many characteristics that make some entrepreneurs more successful than others. Do you have what it takes? Do you have any of the following traits? If so, you may be on your way to becoming a successful entrepreneur.


Possessing a large dose of resilience is a necessary requirement to enter into the world of the entrepreneur. If you appear to be easily defeated you will not have much luck convincing customers of your ideas. Most entrepreneurs already feel they have succeeded even before the deal is sealed. Their confidence and motivation help them to overcome any obstacles in their path and recover quickly from any setbacks that may occur. Many entrepreneurs have had at least one or two business ventures that didn’t quite go there way. Possessing resilience helps the entrepreneur view his mistakes as learning experiences and comes up with a better solution to avoid any mishaps in the future.

Willpower and Vigor

Being an entrepreneur is a never ending job. You must have the internal energy to make your dreams become reality. You should expect to work long hard hours to achieve maximum success. At times you need to self-motivate (by looking at that famous quote that keeps you going). Being committed to your goals in your life - a sense of having a mission, a purpose, even a calling - is a very motivating, very comforting thing. Some people's mission steps up to greet them, others have to hunt theirs down. This will keep you going if you should face any hurdles in your path.


Being able to change the plan at any given time is a necessary trait for the entrepreneur. Being open-minded will help you to turn your innovative ideas into success.


Having a vision and turning your dream into reality is very important.

You need to have a clear plan and know what kind of business you want to create. Once you have your vision you will build on your ideas which will help you construct your business.

Accomplishing Results

Do you have the skills that it takes to get the job done? You need to be able to prioritize, problem-solve, plan and meet deadlines. Accomplishment is the key to a becoming a successful entrepreneur.

If you are lacking these skills you may have to alter your entrepreneurial plan.


Do you believe in yourself? Are you your number one fan? When you display genuine confidence to customers and even competitors you will receive more positive feedback. Can you sell your ideas to anyone, anywhere? Self-Confidence and belief in yourself will guide you to success.


About Magdaline Delany

Magdaline Delany is the President and Co-Founder of Entrepreneurs and Professionals Network, Inc. Mrs. Delany holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance, a Master's Degree in Elementary Education, and a Master's Degree in School Administration and Supervision.