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