IP Outreach Research > IP Creation
|Title:||Barclays Wealth Insights - Volume 7: The Entrepreneur in Adversity|
|Author:||[Economist Intelligence Unit]|
|Country/Territory:||Canada, Hong Kong, China, India, International, Monaco, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America|
|Objective:||To examine the characteristics and motivations of entrepreneurs, and to explore the determinants of success for entrepreneurs.|
Surveyed entrepreneurs found the following factors most important to be a successful entrepreneur: perseverance (44%), followed by willingness to take risks (33%), and creativity (33%). Just about one in five entrepreneurs stated that a strong desire to make money was a fundamental characteristic of being an entrepreneur. Self-belief and self-confidence were also deemed crucial entrepreneurial traits.
[Date Added: Jan 7, 2009 ]