Skills, Traits, or Characteristics of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a peculiar type of person with a set of skills and traits that come together to make a risk-taking business owner. Mindtools breaks up these skills into categories comprised of personal traits, interpersonal skills, critical thinking and creativity, and technical and practical skills (Mindtools Content Team, n.d.). Entrepreneurs also seem to have an energy to them: a caffeinated charisma. They have the ability to start a new venture, predict opportunities, organize needed resources, and execute on their vision in the face of adversity (Makhbul, 2011…