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An entrepreneur

  1. 1. PFS3A01Compiled by Kgashu PStudent No:201120967Lectures: Prof. Lautenbach and Dr.BatchelorLearning area: Business StudiesTOPIC: AN ENTREPRENEUR
  2. 2. An Entrepreneur
  3. 3. Lesson Overview:• Defining entrepreneur• What makes a cool entrepreneur?• Web 2.o resources for entrepreneurs• Delegation for entrepreneurs• Entrepreneurial characteristics• Mistakes of entrepreneurswww.delegatesolutions.com
  4. 4. ANSWER!!An Entrepreneur is an individual whoestablishes and manages a business forthe main purpose of profit and growth.Koen Vanmechelen, Photo: Stoffel Hias
  5. 5. WHAT MAKES ACOOLENTREPRENEUR?
  6. 6. They follow childhooddreamsThey’ve got imaginationThey inspireThey stick to principlesConcept car by Auckland designer Aaron McTurk
  7. 7. They dig technologyThey careThey get you thinkingThey keep smilingTinkering on iPhone app 123dressme
  8. 8. Web 2.0 Resources for Entrepreneurs
  9. 9. • The new LinkedIn Answers tab is especially usefulhttp://www.linkedin.com• A reasonably priced outbound email marketing managementservice http://www.constantcontact.com/• A great way to keep track of your competitorshttp://www.google.com/alertshttp://startupwire.typepad.com/
  10. 10. www.delegatesolutions.com*Delegation Perfected
  11. 11. www.delegatesolutions.com * Delegation Perfected
  12. 12. www.delegatesolutions.com
  13. 13. Focus on the Positive!• Passionate: I love to spend my timedoing…• Productive: My highest value addedis…Next see what emerges:• Patterns: Look for trendswww.delegatesolutions.com
  14. 14. Sees and acts on opportunityInitiativePersistenceInformation seekingSystematic planningConcern for quality and innovationGoal SettingInfluencing and networkingRisk takingProblem-solvingSelf-confidence© 2008 – 09 M. A. Roomi, University ofBedfordshire, UK
  15. 15. l No real passion for the business No understanding of the market No differentiation No competition Misguided marketing plan
  16. 16. Conclusion Go out and do it………….
  17. 17. Reference List Fisher, G. (2008). Bad to Worse. Viewed 19 March 2013, fromhttp://www.slideshare.net/GregFish/bad-to-worse. Forbes, A. (2007). Web 2.0 Resources For Entrepreneurs. Viewed 19March 2013, from http://www.slideshare.net/AndyForbes/web-20-resources-for-entrepreneurs. The fifth Conference. (2012). Cool Entrepreneurs. Viewed 19 March2013, from http://www.slideshare.net/boermeef/coolentrepreneurs. University Of Bedfordshire. (2008). Entrepreneurial Characteristics.Viewed 19 March 2013, fromhttp://www.slideshare.net/maroomi/entrepreneurial-characteristics. Weiss, T. (2010). The New Entrepreneur: Research Review. Viewed 19March 2013, from http://www.slideshare.net/TrendsSpotting/the-new-entrepreneur-research-review.

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