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5 Essential Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs

Entrepreneurship remains alive and well in America with thousands of people starting new businesses each year. However, the success of those businesses is another matter. According to Gallup, about half will fail in their first five years. So why do some new businesses go belly up after a short existence while others prosper?

“Often it all comes down to the qualifications of the person who started the business,” says Randy H. Nelson, author of the Amazon best-selling book, “The Second Decision: The Qualified Entrepreneur.”

“Anyone can start a business because no real qualifications are required to do that. But not everyone is qualified to run a business once it’s off the ground and that’s a huge factor in why so many fail.”

Nelson, who developed leadership skills as a Navy submarine officer and has a track record of starting and building successful businesses, suggests there are five essential traits that every entrepreneur needs to improve the odds of business success:

Randy H. Nelson is a speaker, a coach, a Qualified Entrepreneur, a former nuclear submarine officer in the U.S. Navy and author of “The Second Decision – The Qualified Entrepreneur” (www.randyhnelson.com).

Reprinted with permission from RISMedia. ©2015. All rights reserved.