What is an entrepreneur? Are you one?

What is an entrepreneur?

Related: Definition of entrepreneur, and it’s unexpected meaning <<

If you would ask me what is an entrepreneur, i would tell you it’s someone ready to work 24h for a company he / she launched.

Here’s some of the definitions, for source see link above.

Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled.

There are two distinctive views. The first is the popular view: that entrepreneurs are people who run their own companies, the self-employed or small-business people. The second is Joseph Schumpeter’s view that entrepreneurs are innovators: people who come up with ideas and embody those ideas in high-growth companies.

An individual who, rather than working as an employee, runs a small business and assumes all the risk and reward of a given business venture, idea, or good or service offered for sale. The entrepreneur is commonly seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.

An entrepreneur is a person who organizes and manages a business undertaking, assuming the risk for the sake of profit. An entrepreneur: Sees an opportunity. Makes a plan. Starts the business. Manages the business. Receives the profits.

 Are you an entrepreneur ?

Prepare yourself to be chocked to know that being a businessman, even a successful businessman might not make you an entrepreneur!!! Reflect on this point a bit before seeing the arguments : What is an Entrepreneur <<


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