The 10 talents of successful entrepreneurs is based on a Gallup Study of 2500 entrepreneurs, they are:
Business Focus: You make decisions based on observed or anticipated effect on profit.
Confidence: You accurately know yourself and understand others.
Creative Thinker: You exhibit creativity in taking an existing idea or product and turning it into something better.
Delegator: You recognize that you cannot do everything and are willing to contemplate a shift in style and control.
Determination: You persevere through difficult, even seemingly insurmountable, obstacles.
Independent: You are prepared to do whatever needs to be done to build a successful venture.
Knowledge-Seeker: You constantly search for information that is relevant to growing your business.
Promoter: You are the best spokesperson for the business.
Relationship-Builder: You have high social awareness and an ability to build relationships that are beneficial for the firm’s survival and growth.
Risk-Taker: You instinctively know how to manage high-risk situations.
Here’s the original Gallup Article.
So where do you rate . . . Give yourself a score between 0-10 for each talent (0 being poor and 10 being great).
We suggest any sore below an 8 needs a ‘talent development’ action plan!