Entrepreneurship

Before committing yourself to the extraordinary investment of time, energy and money that starting a business requires, you need to check if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

You need to review your pluses and minuses, your strengths and weaknesses to determine if you are a suitable match for entrepreneurship. Remember, the entrepreneur IS the business – its originator, its motivating force, its energy. Without the needed ingredients, the business can fail as quickly as it started.

Here is a checklist that you can use to determine if you possess (at least some) the ideal qualities that successful entrepreneurs possess. Read articles, tips and information for becoming an entrepreneur and understanding the basics of entrepreneurship.

How Entrepreneurs Think and Act: 11 Killer Instincts of Entrepreneurship

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How Entrepreneurs Think and Act: 11 Killer Instincts of Entrepreneurship

How do true entrepreneurs think and act? Check out the 11 Killer Instincts of Entrepreneurship to know the unique characteristics of entrepreneurs.

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10 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Transition From Executive to Entrepreneur

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10 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Transition From Executive to Entrepreneur

We have seen an increased interest in executives wanting to start their own businesses. Learn the 10 mistakes that will kill your transition from executive to entrepreneur.

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12 Common Reasons Why People Don’t Start Their Own Businesses

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12 Common Reasons Why People Don’t Start Their Own Businesses

Starting a business is highly rewarding, exciting and challenging. Yet not everyone pursue the paths of entrepreneurship. Here are the common reasons why people don’t start their own businesses

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Starting a Business is Not All About the Money

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Starting a Business is Not All About the Money

Some entrepreneurs start a business for other than financial reasons. Research indicates that money is not always the motivation for starting a business.

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Some Business Owners Seek a Healthier Lifestyle

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Some Business Owners Seek a Healthier Lifestyle

Starting a business is a viable and popular change option for people whose health makes them unable to work as an employee or uninterested in doing so

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Home-Based Lifestyle Entrepreneur: Freedom, Not Money

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Home-Based Lifestyle Entrepreneur: Freedom, Not Money

Lifestyle entrepreneurs are business owners who are neither financially independent hobbyist nor wealth-seeking empire-builders. Meet some lifestyle entrepreneurs.

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How Moonlighting Can Help You Succeed in Your Business

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How Moonlighting Can Help You Succeed in Your Business

A growing number of American workers moonlight at a second job in addition to a primary job. Learn how moonlighting can help you succeed in your startup business.

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4 Common Causes of Business Failure

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4 Common Causes of Business Failure

About 8 out of 10 small businesses fail within the first 2 years of operation. Learn the common causes of business failure and what to avoid to push your business to success.

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What Motivates Women to Start a Business?

June 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
What Motivates Women to Start a Business?

What motivates women to start their own businesses? We interviewed Kimberly Yorio and Caitlin Friedman to give us insights on women and entrepreneurship.

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Government Incentive Programs Based on Type of Ownership

June 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Government Incentive Programs Based on Type of Ownership

The U.S. Government has created a number of entrepreneurship programs that benefits certain individuals and groups. Learn whether you qualify for these programs

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8 Advantages of a Small Business

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8 Advantages of a Small Business

Being a small business offers some distinct and impressive advantages. Learn how to get the most powerful benefits from your inherent advantage in size.

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How to Turn from a Hobbyist to a Business Owner

April 12, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
How to Turn from a Hobbyist to a Business Owner

Making money with your hobby is more realistic than you may realize. Successfully shift from a hobbyist to a business owner using the seven-item checklist

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