Thursday, September 24, 2009

I'm so pretty.

From Financial Armageddon:

"According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, many successful entrepreneurs have similar traits and characteristics, including:

* Persistence
* Desire for immediate feedback
* Inquisitiveness
* Strong drive to achieve
* High energy level
* Goal-oriented behavior
* Independent
* Demanding
* Self-confident
* Calculated risk taker
* Creative
* Innovative
* Vision
* Commitment
* Problem solving skills
* Tolerance for ambiguity
* Strong integrity
* Highly reliable
* Personal initiative
* Ability to consolidate resources
* Strong management and organizational skills
* Competitive
* Change agent
* Tolerance for failure
* Desire to work hard"


I can't believe they left out handsome and charming and funny.


Jeff said...

If those are the traits of "successful" entrepreneurs, then what are the triats of failed entrepreneurs?

"Risk taking" I can believe, but not much else . . .

Keeneye said...

They forgot "insane" and "prone to anxiety attacks". :o)