Will I Be a Successful Business Owner?

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This is a self-evaluation and it will give you a good indication if you have the personality and skills need to be a successful business owner.

This is for your personal information.

Please answer each of the following questions as honestly as possible.


  • 1
    I am willing to work 50 hours or more per week regularly.
    I am willing to work 50 hours or more per week regularly.
  • 2
    My family will support my going into business.
    My family will support my going into business.
  • 3
    I am willing to accept both financial and career risks when necessary.
    I am willing to accept both financial and career risks when necessary.

  • 4
    I don't need all the fringe benefits provided by conventional employment.
    I don't need all the fringe benefits provided by conventional employment.
  • 5
    I would like to take full responsibility for the successes and failures of my business.
    I would like to take full responsibility for the successes and failures of my business.
  • 6
    I would experience more financial success by operating my own business.
    I would experience more financial success by operating my own business.

  • 7
    I feel a great deal of pride when I complete a project successfully.
    I feel a great deal of pride when I complete a project successfully.
  • 8
    I have a high energy level that can be maintained over a long time.
    I have a high energy level that can be maintained over a long time.
  • 9
    I enjoy controlling my own work assignments & making all decisions affecting my work.
    I enjoy controlling my own work assignments & making all decisions affecting my work.
  • 10
    I believe that I am primarily responsible for my own successes and failures.
    I believe that I am primarily responsible for my own successes and failures.

  • 11
    I have a strong desire to achieve positive results even when it requires a great deal of additional effort.
    I have a strong desire to achieve positive results even when it requires a great deal of additional effort.
  • 12
    I have a good understanding of how to manage a business.
    I have a good understanding of how to manage a business.
  • 13
    I can function in ambiguous situations.
    I can function in ambiguous situations.
  • 14
    One or both of my parents were entrepreneurs.
    One or both of my parents were entrepreneurs.
  • 15
    I believe that my abilities and skills are greater than those of most of my coworkers.
    I believe that my abilities and skills are greater than those of most of my coworkers.
  • 16
    People trust me and consider me honest and reliable.
    People trust me and consider me honest and reliable.

  • 17
    I always try to complete every project I start, regardless of obstacles and difficulties.
    I always try to complete every project I start, regardless of obstacles and difficulties.
  • 18
    I am willing to do something even when other people laugh or belittle me for doing it.
    I am willing to do something even when other people laugh or belittle me for doing it.
  • 19
    I can make decisions quickly.
    I can make decisions quickly.
  • 20
    I have a good network of friends, professionals, and business acquaintances.
    I have a good network of friends, professionals, and business acquaintances.

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