Developing an entrepreneurial culture involves more than just overcoming the fear of risk and the stigma of failure, which are significant barriers in the field of entrepreneurship (McMullen and Shepherd, 2006).
An entrepreneur’s qualities are essential in shaping and executing a business idea. In some cases such qualities are inherited but it is crucial to emphasise that in most cases individuals have the capacity to cultivate entrepreneurial attributes through education and most importantly experience. Educational institutions play a pivotal role in imparting knowledge and fostering the skills associated with entrepreneurship, starting from an early stage.
Soft skills related to entrepreneurship can be categorized as:
Davis (1993) highlights the importance of soft skills in managing entrepreneurial projects and emphasizes the need for leadership skills and interpersonal management practices for ensuring project success in the future.
The entrepreneur’s profile assumes that one can acquire/learn entrepreneurial characteristics throughout their life.
Defined as the ability to carry out a business-related task effectively within a given time, budget, managing power and resources.
Essential Business skills:
Defining the business skills
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