Section Two: Business Skills
Starting up and running your own business requires special skills such as careful planning, research, risk assessment, commitment and patience. This section will get you thinking about the business skills you already have and which ones you will need to develop further.
Skills Important for Self Employment
The following skills are important for the self-employed business person to possess:
Just like assessing your entrepreneurial skills, taking the time to identify your strengths and weakness when it comes to business skills is equally important.
Reasons for Business Failure
There are many, many reasons for business failure but some of the most frequent ones are:
Click on Worksheet 1.4 (Word Document) and complete the exercise to gain a better understanding of how existing entrepreneurs manage their businesses.