An entrepreneur is a person who identifies opportunities, assembles the resources required to pursue the opportunity, creates a business around the opportunity; and nurse it to growth.
To start a business, it is essential to learn specific skills that underpin the qualities of an entrepreneur. Let’s look at some of these skills.
Entrepreneurial Skills are broadly divided into two: Personal Skills and Interpersonal skill
As an entrepreneur, there are some soft, personal skills you need to possess to succeed. They include:
+ Optimism. Are an optimistic thinker, Do see positivity and possibility in ideas?
+ Risk Tolerance
+ Desire for control
To be a successful entrepreneur, you’ll certainly work constantly with people- at this point, it’s important to build good relationships with your customers, team, suppliers and people you get involved with. Some of the skills you’ll need for this include:
+ Leadership and Motivation
+ Communication skills
+ Personal relations
While some are gifted in these skills than others, it is possible to learn and develop them for a successful entrepreneurial life