Are there certain habits, or patterns, many successful entrepreneurs share? What distinguishes entrepreneurs from everyone else?
Brent Bowers, author of 8 Patterns of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs suggest there are patterns and traits that nearly all successful entrepreneurs share. So what are they?
Entrepreneurs have an aptitude for spotting and seizing opportunity.
Entrepreneurs are compelled to be in charge, and act as natural and very capable leaders.
They have a history of innovation, and the entrepreneurial spirit has been with them since childhood.
Entrepreneurs are quick to adapt to almost any situation thrown at them. They have an ability to think on their feet, and “just go for it”.
Entrepreneurs naturally have a strong drive and determination to see their idea succeed.
They have a passion and enthusiasm for what they do.
Seventh: Unfailing Pragmatism
Entrepreneurs act as their own best check and balance system. They take calculated risks, but never gamble.
Eighth: Setbacks Equal Opportunity
Entrepreneurs see setbacks not as failure, but as opportunity to learn and grow.
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