Entrepreneurial Attributes Identified

Published: 8/13/2010

The Alliance and Leicester claims that the majority of entrepreneurs that do well are the first born child and have at least one brother or sister.

Having spoken to business owners across the country the Alliance and Leicester found that 60 percent of them were the eldest child in the family, with 85 percent of them having younger siblings. This suggested that they could have developed their teamwork and leadership skills.

Other personal traits that are the sign of a successful entrepreneur include dependability, consideration and being a good listener. The Alliance and Leicester also found that state education works well for the entrepreneur, with over 70 percent having a regular state education.