50 Habits That Prove You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur


Most aspiring entrepreneurs feel it in their bones — they were born to be an entrepreneur, to the point where nothing else in life could satisfy them. They’re dissatisfied as employees, followers or consumers. They want to create, build and grow their own enterprises, and they’re filled with the passion of their own ingenuity.

Here are 50 habits that born-to-be entrepreneurs can’t help but show. How many do you possess?

  1. You can’t sit still.

  2. You’re always coming up with ideas.

  3. You can pinpoint flaws in other ideas.

  4. You marvel at successful business owners.

  5. You get excited when you see a successful business in action.

  6. You constantly think of ways to improve your employer’s business.

  7. You hate being told what to do.

  8. You love to learn new things.

  9. You take things apart to see how they work.

  10. You dream of wealth.

  11. You don’t give up easily.

  12. You’re disciplined in your habits.

  13. You aren’t afraid of hard work.

  14. You have a high threshold for risk.

  15. You meet as many people as you can.

  16. You talk to everyone you meet.

  17. You bounce back from failure.

  18. You like calling the shots.

  19. You set goals for yourself.

  20. You help people whenever you can.

  21. You find challenges in everything you do.

  22. You find ways to inspire people.

  23. You plan everything down to the little details.

  24. You’re proud of yourself.

  25. You help your friends solve their problems.

  26. You effectively delegate tasks and assign resources.

  27. You set deadlines for yourself.

  28. You like telling stories.

  29. You’re hyper competitive.

  30. You get involved with things.

  31. You cut out things in your life that don’t work for you.

  32. You negotiate whatever you can.

  33. You see the potential in people.

  34. You’re calm in a crisis.

  35. You follow up with people when you want something.

  36. You avoid things that waste your time.

  37. You persuade people to your side.

  38. You make rational decisions, not emotional ones.

  39. You don’t forget people’s emotions.

  40. You lose track of time when pursuing passion projects.

  41. You frequently start new passion projects.

  42. You constantly upgrade your house (or car or anything).

  43. You’re crazy about new technology.

  44. You read the news every day.

  45. You read books voraciously.

  46. You listen to that internal voice.

  47. You listen to others’ advice.

  48. You don’t dwell in the past.

  49. You make sacrifices for what you want.

  50. You never write off your dreams.

    Were you born to be an entrepreneur? If these habits sound like you, it’s time to start pursuing your true calling in life.