Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is a major commitment, with huge implications for skills and lifestyle. Yet there is no standardized testing or certification required or available anywhere to help you decide if you are a good fit for entrepreneurship, or entrepreneurship is right for you. An MBA or other academic credentials just don’t do it.
Therefore, the least you can do is take advantage of some of the self-assessment tools around, and follow a new guide on the subject, “The Entrepreneur Equation,” by Carol Roth, which highlights personal characteristics and skills required. Some day, I expect there will be a more formal certification required, like lawyers and accountants have to pass, to hang out their shingle.
To read the full, original article click on this link: Startup Professionals Musings: Ten Steps to Screen Your Fit for Entrepreneurship
Author: Martin Zwilling