Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Employees

Characteristics of Entrepreneurial Employees

Feb 08, 2018 Business, Business Strategy, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship

Every person carries a set of characteristics along. When it comes to working at an organization, every employee has a forte that one excels at. Some are good managers, supervisors, followers, while some might just exhibit strong entrepreneurial characteristics.

This blog will ideally define what these entrepreneurial traits are. Whether you are an employee wondering, ‘How to become an entrepreneur?’ or an entrepreneur seeking to understand your force, you need to know these traits just to make sure you take the right decisions

Multi-tasking: Everyone knows this- An entrepreneur is everywhere doing everything. While one may outsource many tasks, entrepreneurs need to be ready to do anything that comes their way. An employee who is willing to and indeed efficiently multi-tasks does have the ability to act rightfully and complete work.

Deals with risk: This is a very important quality for being a successful entrepreneur. How does an employee deal with risky situations is what defines this characteristic. When there isn’t enough resource or some critical data missing, the entrepreneurial employee will cover up and do the needful smartly.

Team player: When you search tips for, ‘How to become an entrepreneur?’ The one thing that always pops up is the importance of being a good team player. A leader has to guide the herd and lead them always. It is very important to be friendly and approachable. The employees, who work well in teams, listen to others as well as give their inputs, are the ones who have the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Energy: The entrepreneurial employee is driven and has a positive energy. The employee will set goals and fulfill duties within the stipulated time period with an aim to produce maximum output.

Even the most active employee may not provide the right results if the conditions are not adequate. Ever trait mentioned above works both ways. The working conditions of an organization affect the employee. Sometimes these conditions even hamper entrepreneurial employees, making them like the ordinary ones.

The above characteristics are the key personality drivers of the frequently asked question, ‘How to become an entrepreneur?’ Consider them while analyzing your employees or if you want to be an entrepreneur yourself!

Pramod Mehta In a career spanning for over 2 decades, I have mastered several skills. Being resilient, managing tasks, multi-tasking and consulting are my forte. Years of being a Chartered Accountant has endowed me the skill sets of being an entrepreneur. Applying my learning, with utmost diligence to every task I adopt is natural to me. I am also the founder of iShoutnow Technologies Pvt. Ltd, ( which is an application that lets customers discover real-time deals, discounts and offers available around them. It also lets merchants shout out their offers to customers! It is an open platform for relevant, timely and geographically local information. The application is simple, user-friendly and also offers a Do-It-Yourself method for creating adverts. With the zeal to make a difference, I believe a brilliant idea and the power of internet can enrich human life.