You need to think about why you would like to own your own
business. What makes you think you will be Successful in business?
Some business development materials start out with a dissertation
on the characteristics of the business owner in order to help you
decide if you should go into business for yourself. These questions
deal with the basic personality of potential entrepreneurs.
- Are you "entrepreneurial" enough to build a business?
- Do you know what the meaning of the word
- Are you a risk taker?
- Did you get good grades in school? Did you know many
successful entrepreneurs did not?
You are a cautious person and a good student. Should you forget
the whole thing? That's what some entrepreneurial tests would
However, there are many successful business owners who, as an
adolescent, were team players, athletes, school leaders, excellent
students, and never seriously questioned the status quo. Often,
though, a tendency toward caution is not typical of many successful
entrepreneurs. Most entrepreneurs tend to be maverick personalities
with risk-taking vision and courage. Many entrepreneurs tend to be
just a bit "off beat" and they sometimes need to be in order to
creatively grow a successful business.
Obviously there is no set formula for success. However, the
following entrepreneurial test may help you in your personal
evaluation process. You just need to remember that this is simply a
tool. It is fun to take and fun to interpret, but you should keep it
For each question, click on the answer that best describes you.
You must answer ALL questions for the test to be accurate.