There Is a Lot of Debate Within the Academic Literature About the Personality Traits and Characteristics That Are Associated with Successful Entrepreneurs. with Reference to Appropriate Academic Sources Compare and

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In this essay I will be describing the personality traits and characteristics that are associated with entrepreneurs who are successful. I will also be expanding and comparing on my own personality and characteristics to those found in successful entrepreneurs.

Firstly, there are many types of traits that entrepreneurs have. Some of these traits include being able to live with uncertainty and take risks, self-confidence, internal locus of control and more. I will be finding out if successful entrepreneurship is based upon the personalities of individuals or not.

Previously, I was never really into entrepreneurship until I started college a few years ago. Having done a fashion design course with sewing and marketing experience, this really made me think about starting my own fashion business in the near future. I had the privilege of gaining further experience and knowledge about the fashion industry through work experience with designers and working at London Fashion Week. This enabled me to talk to designers and have an insight on how they became successful as it is a hard market to have a breakthrough in. Having seen how other designers started out, even with minimal experience and no further education made me more determined to make my dream a reality considering I had experience and now in further education to obtain a degree. On the other hand, there is no success manual in becoming an entrepreneur, therefore I believe it depends on character and personality traits life has taught people, rather than the type of person you have been since birth. In this assignment I hope to find out the answer to the assignment title.

Various authors have written and given several different definitions of the word entrepreneur or entrepreneurship. However, the term entrepreneur can never fully be defined in one way. The definition that I agree with the most is…...

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