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What are the Best Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs?

Jerry Kaplan, Winster

According to Kaplan the best qualities of successful entrepreneurs are:
1) They believe that they can make a difference.
2)They have a passion for making things happen. They don’t just sit around talking, they go out there are make it happen.
3) They have unjustifiable optimism. They believe they can succeed in the face of evidence proving the contrary.
4) Tolerance for uncertainty.
5) Genuine concern for other people.