What really makes an entrepreneur? Most people believe it is the mindset of wanting to create something of their own with their own boundaries and limitations.
As in Dictionary.com, the definition of an entrepreneur is
1. a person who organizes and manages any enterprise,especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.
an employer of productive labor; contractor.
The main words that stick out for me are “considerable initiative and risk.” If you have ever thought about having your business, the first question to really ask yourself is how ready are you to take initiative and risk in order to be successful? What will this mean for you? How willing and able are you to focus your attention on your business?
There are lots of resources and how-to’s on what entrepreneurs need to know on how to start a business. Before taking the step, it is important to look at what it takes so that you know that you can be ready. A few good resources are
It is important to check in within yourself to see if you have the entrepreneurial spirit.
Here is a quick quiz to get you thinking about the traits of entrepreneurs
Are you ready to dive into the world of entrepreneurship?