todd ehren

Success is not always ingrained in someone. Sometimes you’re in the right place at the right time or you happen upon a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity or you know the right people. Many factors contribute to what makes someone successful.

However, there are certain traits, certain characteristics that many successful people share and often attribute to their own success.

Here are the top traits of those who have found success in their entrepreneurial pursuits:

Business Minded

When decisions are made with profit in mind, outcomes tend to align more closely with overall business goals and outcomes.

Think Creatively

By thinking out-of-the-box, you’re more likely to stumble upon something no one has before – putting you ahead of the game.

Highly Determined

No one who has ever been successful has ever been a quitter. If you stick it out, and stick it out again through the rocky periods, you’ll be the one standing tall in the end.

Confident and Observational

Successful entrepreneurs know their strengths and build upon them constantly. They also are great at determining strengths in others and helping those to realize these strengths.

Knows How To Delegate

Being able to lean on others for help is an important part of a successful person’s path. If you can’t do it all, and you still try to bear all the burden, you will most likely fall. Knowing when to ask for help is a sign of great entrepreneurial spirit.

Healthy Independence

An entrepreneur who cannot do or finish anything independently is not successful. While it is important to know when to ask for help, it is also paramount to be able to work alone and have one singular focus.