15 Characteristics of Entrepreneurs and Creative Individuals

Characteristics of Creative Entrepreneurs

en·tre·pre·neur ˌäntrəprəˈno͝or,-ˈnər/ – plural noun: entrepreneurs: A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.

Creative individuals are incredible entrepreneurs. Not only do we take on considerable business risks, but we also assume financial risks for our business to make it successful. While many consider entrepreneurs primarily ‘business people’, the term is also descriptive of creative individuals seeking to turn their passion for creativity into a way to support them financially.

Consider these 15 key characteristics of entrepreneurs that also mirror the traits of creative individuals:

  1. Courageous: willing to take chances and are persistent
  2. Goal driven: lead with a sense of direction
  3. Artistic: a high degree of passion for art
  4. Honest: intellectual, reliable, and upright
  5. Enthusiastic: a zest for life
  6. Dynamic: filled with energy and new ideas
  7. Enterprising: willing to tackle the difficult tasks and jobs
  8. Perfectionists: a strong desire to achieve excellence
  9. Versatile: a wide range of interests, ideas, and skills
  10. Curious: extremely interested in new ideas and what people want
  11. Self-sufficient: confident in their ability to succeed
  12. Imaginative: always searching for something new
  13. Communicative: seek creative ways to communicate new ideas, concepts, and vision
  14. Persuasive: sell their ideas and creativity
  15. Risk takers: willing to risk failure in pursuit of success!
Since these traits describe entrepreneurs, then creative individuals are absolutely entrepreneurs as well! Take your business to new heights by capitalizing on these traits and developing your creative talents for success.

2 thoughts on “15 Characteristics of Entrepreneurs and Creative Individuals

  1. I completely agree! That is why I coach both artists and entrepreneurs. They have so many similarities and both tend to suffer from similar issues. And both groups are Awesome to work with. Thank you for posting.

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