Entrepreneurs

Skills and characteristics

What is an entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur is someone who creates a new innovative business by themselves and makes it a success. They take risks to make it such a success.

Skills required to become an entrepreneur are:

Hard working, determined ,smart, being able to plan well, good communication skills, leadership, focused and management.


They need to be hard working as there would be a lot of work involved in being an entrepreneur so they have to try hard.

They would need to be determined to get all the work done and keep going without wanting to stop.

They would need to be smart to know what to do for each piece of work and have good ideas.

They would need to be able to plan things well as there would be a lot of things to plan out.

They would need good communication skills as not having communication skills could result in missed opportunities by not being able to talk well.

They would need leadership as if it is their business, they would have to be in charge.

They would need to be focused so they don't lose focus on the work.

They would need good management as there would be a lot of managerial decisions to be made.

Characteristics required to become an entrepreneur :

Passionate, self confidence, self reliant, risk taking, self motivated, disciplined and creative.

They would need to be passionate about the business as they would be working hard and need a drive to work hard.

Self confidence is important as they need to be confidant in what they are doing.

They would need to be self reliant as they need to make important decisions and depend on themselves.

They would need to be self motivated to keep trying hard and be determined.

They would need to be disciplined as they don't get distracted and keep working.

They would need to be risk taking as if they were to be successful as big risks can mean big success.