Chapter 1. SO YOU WANT TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR?

You're plainly interested in the topic of entrepreneurship, and I'm going to assume that you're thinking of becoming an entrepreneur and starting up a business. In this chapter you'll get my ideas on:

  • What an entrepreneur is

  • The real benefits of being an entrepreneur

  • The main attributes of an entrepreneur and how to test if you've got them

  • The downside of going into business on your own

  • The fact that, if you really want to be an entrepreneur, you've got to do something about it now

SO, WHAT IS AN ENTREPRENEUR?

Are entrepreneurs born, not made? To be honest, I've changed my mind on this. I used to think that entrepreneurship's an innate talent and that if you hadn't discovered it and done something about it ...

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