Are you an entrepreneur? Take this quiz and find out. Answer True or False to the following statements as they apply to you.
I can describe my business in one sentence.
I like independence.
I am mentally strong.
I have a well researched business plan.
I have an exit strategy in case I change my mind about having this business.
I have a support network of entrepreneurs and friends.
I am physically able to do the tasks required of this business.
My business is different from others currently in the marketplace.
Typically, when other people want to quit, I still feel motivated.
My family supports the idea of my being an entrepreneur.
I am willing to do all sorts of work, from strategic planning to vacuuming floors.
I enjoy lots of different types of people.
My job title is not overly important to my sense of self worth.
I generally have a positive attitude.
I can be alone or with my business partners for long stretches of time.
Failure usually doesn’t leaving me discouraged.
I have excellent discipline.
I use my time wisely.
I am self motivated.
I do not have a spending problem.
Delayed gratification is a way of life for me.
I know my own strengths and weaknesses.
I am willing to hire people I need to help me.
I can afford to hire people I need to help me.
I am conversant with the basics of finance, marketing, selling, and management.
I can cope with long periods of not knowing how things are going to turn out.
I adapt well to change.
I take the long view.
I can afford to live for an extended time without an income.
I can work well on my own and collaborate well with others.
I am comfortable using technology and social media.
I have researched my business idea thoroughly.
Things don’t have to be perfect for me to be at ease.
I am comfortable with working long hours.
I embrace opportunities to learn.
I am a curious person.
I feel mentally, physically, spiritually, and financially prepared to take a risk.
If you answered "False" to any of these statements, think about changes you might need to take before you get started.