Not everyone can start up their own business. And, even if they do, not everyone will be a successful entrepreneur. So what makes an entrepreneur tick? And, if you think about it, an entrepreneur does more than just have an idea. S/he has to convince others it is a great idea (be it team mates, or investors), they have to make sure that they keep thinking about the idea to make it better. They have to be good at implementation. They have to be able to juggle multiple things simultaneously. So what all are the characteristics of a good entrepreneur?
Entrepreneur.com identifies 15 core characteristics of an entrepreneur.
According to Elon Musk, this is what an entrepreneur needs to be:
Venture Capitalist, Vinod Khosla, has this to say about the qualities that define great entrepreneurs.