What it takes...


What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur

What is an entrepreneur?

An entrepreneur is someone who has a business idea and develops it. They take the financial risk of failure, in a bid to profit from success.

Successful Entrepreneurs


Research each of the above Entrepreneurs. Try to find out:

Necessary Skills

Successful entrepreneurs have a range of beneficial skills, the lists provided by various sources can seem overwhelming. Therefore, we have stuck to a short-list of the most common associated characteristics.

What isn't listed above is the ability to determine your own weaknesses. This is necessary to ensure you recruit partners or employees that cover these areas on your behalf.


Look at the skill list above. Think carefully, and truthfully, about your own abilities.