Who is an Entrepreneur?
An entrepreneur: Sees an opportunity. Makes a plan. Starts the business. Manages the business. Receives the profits.
As Rajesh Setty points out in his 11 really interesting quotes about an Entrepreneur – “An entrepreneur is someone who does not expect compensation until he has created value for someone else.” ~Dan Sullivan
So, what makes an Entrepreneur successful?
According to Naveen Jain entrepreneurial success is not about innovative thinking or breakthrough ideas. Instead, entrepreneurial success usually comes through great execution, simply by doing a superior job of doing the blocking and tackling.
Here’s a great Prezi presentation that talks about The Journey of an Entrepreneur from ‘The Start of the Journey’ to ‘Starting a Businesses’ to ‘Building a successful Business’ and finally ‘Managing its Growth’.