Entrepreneurship is the art of creating something new, whether a new business or enterprise. It can be done by anyone, regardless of their level of experience or education. Many people think that entrepreneurship is all about starting new businesses, but that’s only one aspect of it. An individual can also be an entrepreneur within an existing organization, by coming up with new ideas and ways of doing things.
Best in your knowledge and experience, what could be the characteristics of someone to be a successful entrepreneur?
Identify five (5) characteristics, elaborate, and support them with examples for every characteristic.
Steve Jobs Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. has led the company’s pioneer revolution across the technological domain with masterpieces like the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955.
Jobs’ very first interaction with the computer terminal was on his visit to Ames Center with his father, and his interest got further developed during his father’s relocation to the Lockheed Missiles and Space Division. As Jobs grew up within the boundaries of Silicon Valley USA, his desire for being a part of this world was further augmented. Having so many electronic guys around, he also started making attempts i.e., amplifying sound without an amplifier and proving his father wrong (Jobs, 2011; Isaacson, 2011). This event made Jobs realize that he was smarter than his parents.