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Four Signs That You Have What It Takes To Be an Entrepreneur

Every entrepreneur needs to possess a significant amount of personal and professional skills in order to become successful. Some of these skills can be taught at school and university, but many of them are part of one’s personality by nature. Teaching entrepreneurship to children has become very popular topic and we can’t be happier about this. But can we (and should we!) teach personality and character in the classroom?

Have you ever wondered: Do I have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? Wonder no more! Check these four important signs that will help you find out will you be able to thrive in the entrepreneurial world.

You want to change the world

We all want to live in a better world, but not every one of us is ready to actually do something about building the better future. The people with strong chances of becoming successful entrepreneurs are not just fascinated about the future, they are ready to work hard in order to be part of changing the world. Entrepreneurs-by-heart believe that the future depends on them. They have ambitious   ideas and vision on how to solve important problems and are willing to devote themselves to the mission of being innovative and creative.

You are not afraid of failure and change

People often decide to live the ordinary life with ordinary jobs and ordinary habits just because they lack confidence. If you are not afraid of failure, if you don’t care what the people think, if you are willing to take risks and to embrace the constant change and uncertainty, you are natural born entrepreneur.

You are natural born leader

In entrepreneurship, having great leadership skills is more important than everything else. Being a leader carries many responsibilities. But being able to lead people, to motivate and inspire them, especially when the times get tough, is one of the traits, which proves that you are born to be an entrepreneur.

You always seek knowledge

This does not mean that you have MBA or PhD! This means that you believe in learning new skills, that you value information, that you love research and believe in the power of data. Being a straight A student does not make you an entrepreneur. Being fascinated about learning and improving is what will help you to become successful in what you do.

─ July 7, 2015