5 Characteristics Of A Successful Entrepreneur

Though there are many viable definitions of the word success, there are several common characteristics shared by many of those whom the world deems successful.  This is not to say that there is any one way to become a successful entrepreneur.  There are many ways to become successful in life.  

Contrary to popular belief, it is not a requirement that a person has a “Type-A” personality to be a successful business owner.  Actually, people with a “Type-A” personality typically do not dare to take the risk of starting a new business venture.  Check out a few of the most common characteristics found among today’s successful entrepreneurs.  


Without the presence of a strong sense of motivation, the vision could burn out quickly.  An entrepreneur needs to be enthusiastic and optimistic about their cause.  They need to be driven to succeed and have the energy to do the work.  

A common occurrence for many successful entrepreneurs is that they are constantly thinking about the business and how it could be made better.  Self-motivation is a stronger force than outside pressures.  


To succeed in anything, a person must have a strong sense of self-discipline.  Individuals who are focused upon completion of daily tasks and the success of the business will quite often find such a happy ending to their journey.  

Entrepreneurs who make the most of their time are more likely to succeed than those who consistently cut corners in life.  Be thorough and honest in every effort.  Hard work does pay off. 


Leading a group of professionals to success takes versatility.  Owners must be able to adjust to ever changing situations and a variety of personalities.  Becoming a business owner means a person must have the ability to adapt.  

Small business owners wear many proverbial hats and play many different roles in their company.  Versatility is indispensable.  


Aside from motivation and other core characteristics, passion stands strong as a foundational quality for success.  There must be some sense of enjoyment and passion in work.  There are plenty of people that do not believe that they have the ability to change the world, but those with passion are the people who do!  

Passion provides an internal reward for the work a person is engaged in completing.  If the work a person does induces a deeply rewarding intrinsic satisfaction, then passion is present.  


Above all, self-confidence will drive a person straight towards success.  Believing in oneself is much more powerful than most people understand.  Find faith from the inside out, and pave a path towards a winning future.

Anna Johansson
Anna is a freelance writer and researcher from the Olympia, WA area who loves to obsess about weird topics and then write about them. When she isn't writing, she is outside on her bike and comtemplating her eventual trip to graduate school.

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