So if the purpose of the test is to measure traits or characteristics associated with entrepreneurship – why would I say it’s not predictive? Not enough data yet, but that’s not the real reasonNo single entrepreneurial profile – too many variables… It’s about Awareness… and Fit… (tell a story here… Mark Williams…. )
UNC Kenan-Flagler Presentation -- The Psychology of Entrepreneurship
The Psychology of
UNC – Kenan Flagler Business School
October 7, 2013
Psychology of Entrepreneurship
11 Core Characteristics
Assessment Feedback and Discussion
Most People Want to Do It
In a 2007 survey by Intuit:
72 percent of working adults said they wanted
to start their own business
Most ventures close within
5 years of formation.
7 of 10 close within 10 years.
The typical business owner will earn
35% less over a 10-year period than if
he or she worked for someone else
during the same period.
6 of 10 people who become
self-employed go back to work
for someone else within 10 years.
Business owners report longer
work hours and more stress,
fatigue, insomnia, depression,
and conflict with spouses.