What makes an entrepreneur successful?

This is a question that not only entrepreneurs ask, but a question that those considering being an entrepreneur might ask as well. So, what is an entrepreneur? By definition, an entrepreneur is a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.

Are you an entrepreneur?

Do you lean towards wages or profits? If you’re in the US, do you fill out a W2 tax form or a 1099? If you’re reading this, you probably know that you are an entrepreneur or that you want to be one. Some people I meet are want-a-preneurs. They want a better life and a better lifestyle. But they don’t know what makes an entrepreneur successful.

So, what makes an entrepreneur successful?

First, let’s talk about entrepreneurs for a second. Entrepreneurs create a lifestyle by design. They live bigger, play bigger and contribute more. They create better lives for those around them. They think outside of the box. They solve problems. Entrepreneurs comes in all shapes and sizes, many of them start and own and run their own businesses. A lot of entrepreneurs are enamored by Network Marketing because it, in and of itself, allows entrepreneurs to work for themselves and not by themselves. It is a business model that rewards hard work, rewards production. It is becoming more and more attractive to entrepreneurs who want to have a ceilingless income, without having to spend too much on up-front capital. Now, regardless of the business model, what makes an entrepreneur successful?

This is what makes an entrepreneur successful!

There are about 5-10 skill sets needed to be a successful entrepreneur, depending on who you ask. In no particular order, here is a short list of what makes an entrepreneur successful;

  1. time management
  2. integrity
  3. passion
  4. drive
  5. commitment
  6. good people skills
  7. goal oriented
  8. self confident
  9. Whatever It Takes Attitude
  10. put people first

These are some of the characteristics of what makes an entrepreneur successful. Do you want to be a successful entrepreneur? Do you have what it takes? I work with entrepreneurs all over the world. They give more. They earn more. They play more. They care more. For some it comes easily, for others it takes more time and effort. Whether new to entrepreneurship or it is old hat for you, I’d love to get to know you. My entrepreneur word of the year is… collaboration. How can we collaborate?
Please join the conversation. What are your favorite tips and suggestions that help make an entrepreneur successful?
To your entrepreneurial success,
PS – If you are an entrepreneur or want to be, and you want to make an extra $2,000 – $5,000 per month, email me here.




  • Ron Deering March 27, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    You have a great camera presence.. and Yes I am an entrepreneur and love it…. Thanks Drew

  • Robb Corbett March 27, 2015 at 5:39 pm

    Hey Drew, awesome man, love the 10 tips on what makes an entrepreneur successful… the time management always seems to be the most challenging… as an entrepreneur we are idea guys and gals and staying focused and not splitting your time up all over the place is key! great stuff man, loved it.