Posted by Joanne Gucwa on November 05, 1997 at 16:59:40:
In Reply to: personalities posted by kathleen on October 30, 1997 at 18:31:32:
: I am doing research for a class. I am
: curious to know what personality traits
: entrepreneurs posess. Which of these
: traits make them successful?
: Thanks for your input.
From observation and being one, I'd say the most
important traits for success (with warnings in
(1) High self-esteem (bordering on, but not
stepping over the line into, arrogance).
(2) Perseverance and focus (without becoming
(3) A dream or vision that extends beyond self
(without images of conquering the galaxy).
There are others, such as creativity, a good idea,
sales/marketing skills, ability to raise money,
and similar business-related talents, but many
of these can be hired.
Please feel free to contact me via e-mail if you
wish. I'd like to know more about your course of
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