There is no easy answer to that question. In fact, research aimed at describing the traits of entrepreneurs has failed to define a single personality profile. In a comprehensive review of this topic, it is found that there is no evidence of an ideal entrepreneurial personality. Great entrepreneurs can be gregarious or low-key, analytical or intuitive, charismatic or boring, good with details or terrible, delegators or control freaks. What you need is a capacity to execute in certain key ways. It is important to note that evidence shows that entrepreneurial activities and the entrepreneurial mind-set can be learned.
Describe a business person you either work with, or who owns a small business in which you are familiar with in your location.
- Define them as having entrepreneurship characteristics/traits which allows you to define them as having an entrepreneur mindset and behaviors.