Entrepreneurship

By : Toriann Likens

What is an entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur is someone who takes a risk in starting a business to earn a profit.


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What are some traits an entrepreneur should have?

  • problem-solving skills
  • tolerance for ambiguity
  • hard worker
  • strong integrity
  • self-confidence
  • creativity
  • responsible
  • persistent
  • able to learn from mistakes

Facts about entrepreneurs..

  • Almost 1 in 10 of all American ages 18-64 are involved in some kind of entrepreneurship
  • More than 670,000 new businesses are created annually
  • Over a ten-year time span more than 50% of all new businesses are discontinued

Sources

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