The successful entrepreneur has a clear and communicable vision of the opportunity his or her business will create or exploit and is completely dedicated to making this vision a reality, even when it means taking risks.
The successful entrepreneur must be completely determined to succeed, even in the face of doubts of family, close friends and associates. This determination must fuel the tireless effort to make it happen.
An entrepreneur lets very little get in the way of making the vision into reality.
The entrepreneur must keep his or her eye on the ball at all times, never allowing precious time, energy and other resources to be distracted from the project.
Entrepreneurs must be completely devoted to the project, enjoy working on the project and deeply committed to the ideas and beliefs on which the project is founded.
The entrepreneur must have a skill set to either develop the product or service or the skills to take an idea and figure how to make it work.
An entrepreneur must really love what he/she is doing in such a way that it does not appear to be hard work, but rather something they enjoy and want to do.
An entrepreneur must be able to adapt personally and ensure that the organization has the ability to adapt to new challenges. Allow people to provide their point of view and identify issues and opportunities.
An entrepreneur must be able to recognize their own strengths and weaknesses and hire their missing skills within their team.
The entrepreneur has to be able to think through the innovative idea and deal with the many variables facing the business - global market, technological change and diverse work force etc.