According to this article 5 Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs, an entrepreneur has:
- An unwavering passion.
- The desire to be an expert.
- A forward-looking approach.
- A constant flow of ideas.
1. But do they have money? Very few can follow their dreams because they don’t have the financing. I have personally fed entrepreneurs, let them sleep on my couch for a few days, and the ultimate happened this weekend when I let an independent film crew film a horror movie trailer, Diabolic, in my house. This meant feeding them and having them invade my personal space two nights in a row. It was a small sacrifice on my part and I hope the trailer finds them money to fund their project.
I have been able to start a new business because my other business is self sustaining…for now. The business is BigSexyWords and we are copy writers. I have given writing projects away for free not only to help other entrepreneurs on their way but give my own writers a chance to have some different projects that will enhance their writing ability and also give me a test of their skill.
I have been in business for 8 years and I have had excellent mentors and help along the way. It makes me feel good to give back. The point is I am an entrepreneur and I love other entrepreneurs and their projects. It is exciting. It is a drug to feel the positive energy and the excitement of them believing in their passion.