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What Great Entrepreneurs Have in Common (Infographic)

Are you a natural-born entrepreneur? See which attributes help you succeed and which are holding you back.
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Launching--and sustaining--a successful business requires skills that don't always come naturally.

And while no two entrepreneurs are alike--each has his or her own unique story for how they started their company--there are characteristics and personality traits that successful entrepreneurs tend to have in common. These include a penchant for optimism, the ability to handle failure, and a love of risk.

The infographic below from Schools.com explains which attributes help entrepreneurs succeed and which pose the greatest challenge for business owners. 


IMAGES: shutterstock images, Entrepreneur Characteristics
Last updated: Jun 24, 2014

GRAHAM WINFREY

Graham Winfrey is a staff writer for Inc.com. He previously covered alternative investments at Private Equity International magazine, prior to which he worked at Business Insider and MSNBC.com. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.




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