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5 essential skills of an entrepreneur

A new analysis claims to pinpoint the essential qualities that make you an entrepreneur.

Are entrepreneurs born, raised, or forged in the fires of tough business battles?

Like the more general nature vs. nurture debate, the question of the origins of entrepreneurialism will likely rage for years. But even if researchers can’t claim to know exactly how to make an entrepreneur, the authors of a new study say they can at least weigh in on what defines the final product.

A team from Target Training International recently carried out an analysis that compared serial entrepreneurs with a control group, probing for which skills were essential to entrepreneurship. After combing through the data, “we were able to predict with over 90% accuracy people who would become serial entrepreneurs,” Bill J. Bonnstetter recently claimed on the Harvard Business Review Blog Network.

…to read this article in full, visit leading US small business resource, Inc.



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