Why is it that some people succeed more than others? Is it an innate ability, present from birth, or a learned behavior? What are the traits that identify a successful entrepreneur The answer might be these 10 talents of successful entrepreneurs:

1. Business focus.

Decisions are made based on the effect of profit, whether observed or anticipated.

2. Confidence.

The entrepreneurs know themselves and have an understanding of others.

3. Creative thinker.

The people in this study exhibited creativity in taking an existing product or idea and turning it into a better one.

4. Delegator.

Successful entrepreneurs aren’t afraid to let others assist. They realize that they cannot do everything themselves and are willing and able to allow a shift in style and control.

5. Determination.

Every entrepreneur goes through difficult times. While some throw in the towel, subjects in this study persevered through difficulties.

6. Independent.

Independence doesn’t necessarily mean working alone, as these successful entrepreneurs have shown. They are able to do whatever is needed to be done to make the venture successful.

7. Knowledge-seeker.

Those who succeed are always seeking relevant knowledge that will help their business.

8. Promoter.

Nobody promotes the business better than its owner. This person is able to clearly convey what the business is about and convince others of its value.

9. Relationship-builder.

Entrepreneurs realize that it’s the people around them that can help them the most and build relationships with those who can benefit the business for its survival and growth.

10. Risk-Taker

Any new venture or growth involves risk. The successful entrepreneur has an instinctive knowledge of how to mitigate and manage high-risk situations.

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