Social Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurial Characteristics

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la sierra university school of business|
Entrepreneurial Characteristics|
Prepared by: Laycia a. PalmerLecturer: professor Dominick betroDUE DATE; JANUARY 28, 2012Id#: 939707 Question: Entrepreneurial Characteristics per Chapter 1 of Enterprise Non-profits, analyze you in light of 2-3 of the following characteristics:According to our text Enterprising Nonprofits by J. Gregory Dees, Jed Emerson and Peter Economy they have outlined Entrepreneurs as possessing the following attributes. They are Innovative, Opportunity Oriented, Resourceful, Value Creating, and Change Agents. In accordance to our assignment I have decided to analyze myself by comparison towards the below entrepreneurial characteristics listed below:| |

1. Innovative - I characterize myself to be an innovative person as I have the ability to think out of the box. This is usually reflected in terms of the ideas and solutions that I provide with my teammates and co-workers. In addition, I believe I possess an excellent and strong communication skill to explain my innovative ideas. This simply means that my attributes entails being an effective, keen observer and listener, also by being simple and straightforward, building a rapport through mirroring, speaking thoroughly with meaning and finally always being prepared. I also accept that through my innovative skills, it has lead me to becoming very creative which makes me very unique, and thus I possess the ability to stand out amongst any crowd. It makes me want to be part of a great creative team and culture, it makes me interact with creative people that face compelling problems that they can feel passionate about, it allows me to validate with my peers, and form an alliance with various groups with whom I share my expertise with. By being my own creative person I usually take up a strong and personal position on a particular issue of interest and become identified by my peers as an...
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