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Entrepreneur Quiz: Should You Start a Business?

A common concern among prospective entrepreneurs is whether they have the right personalities, characteristics or skills necessary to own and run a small business. The good news is that there’s no definitive formula for what makes a person well-suited to being an entrepreneur. Still, it is true that most successful entrepreneurs share certain characteristics.

The following quiz will help you evaluate whether starting a business fits well with your personality and skills. Use it to explore your “business fitness,” but remember it is just a rough guide. Most successful entrepreneurs have weaknesses or gaps in one or more areas—the trick is to recognize these gaps early and either acquire those skills or work with other people who can fill them.

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