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Entrepreneurial Skills - The Skills You Need to Build a Great Business

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What skills do you need as an entrepreneur?

What makes someone a successful entrepreneur? It certainly helps to have strong technology skills or expertise in a key area, but these are not defining characteristics of entrepreneurship.

Instead, the key qualities are traits such as creativity, the ability to keep going in the face of hardship, and the social skills needed to build great teams.

If you want to start a business, it’s essential to learn the specific skills that underpin these qualities. It’s also important to develop entrepreneurial skills if you’re in a job role where you’re expected to develop a business, or “take things forward” more generally.

In this article, we’ll look at the skills you need to be a successful entrepreneur, and we’ll explore resources that you can use to develop the traits needed for success.

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