What kind of entrepreneur are you?
Entrepreneurial life is multifaceted, since no two companies are alike, and the same is true for every entrepreneur. Consequently, a specific type of success does not exist. Moreover, research shows that entrepreneurship can be learned and entrepreneurs are not born as such. Rather, the entrepreneur gene is in everyone. However, your own preferences show in which direction your entrepreneurial life is heading, i.e. what type of entrepreneur you are.
This can be recognized by your private and professional activities. In the course of your life, you have – consciously or unconsciously – taken on different entrepreneurial roles. For example, in your youth as a teeniepreneur or studentpreneur, by experimenting playfully with your hobbies. For instance, as a drummer in your band or as an environmental activist in the student group you founded. Maybe you have been a parttimepreneur, by recognizing an interesting customer problem in your professional life and trying to solve it in your spare time. Maybe you even considered commercializing this solution later.
After all, who is not attracted by the opportunity to devote all your senses and energy to an interesting problem? A previously unsolved important problem, based on experience, is the starting point for your own entrepreneurial future. As experience counts both your professional and private knowledge. The question now is how to find a great problem that you can couple with your experience.
Ask yourself: "Which problem keeps you awake at night and lets you experience the familiar flow, where you are looking for solutions for hours without paying attention to the time, experimenting with thoughts, pen, and paper until you get closer to the solution of the problem? Your entrepreneurial type will help you find a direction. Here are the different types: