We asked members of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) to share their thoughts on what it takes to be a great entrepreneur. Here’s what they had to say:

Grit

“One characteristic which separates good entrepreneurs from great ones is grit. Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy, and you won’t always make perfect decisions. However, the leaders who can persevere through both the good and bad times have what it takes to be a great entrepreneur.”

Jeff Martin, EO Minnesota
CEO and Founder, Collective Genius

Understanding the Basics

“There are lots of shiny objects in the form of new marketing technologies, management theories, and product developments that continually seduce entrepreneurs. It is the basics–and a solid focus on the basics–which separates the good from the great. Knowing what constitutes success and focusing relentlessly on gaining it is crucial.” [read]

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