To become an entrepreneur you must have a business idea or business concept and then you can begin to move from there to make it into the reality that you envisioned. Research has shown that male-owned companies unlike women-owned have more longevity and maturity. Women business seems to start-up at a much faster rate, but have shorter maturity. That begs the question, is male employees in the workplace more entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurial skills are not gender-specific, female can also be entrepreneurial. They too can learn how to be an entrepreneur.
Skills and attributes that are recognized and valued by the organization include:
- Management Skills
- Leadership Skills
- Organizational Development
- Customer Service Skills
- Social Networking
- Computer Technology Skills
- Research Skills
- Writing Skills
Some attributes that are accepted:
- Willingness to Share
- Critical thinking skills
Some organizations also offer the opportunity to benefit in the "profit share", a real added social incentive. By creating “thinking spaces” within the workplace to foster creative and critical thinking, also change how people work and at the same time it encourages team-work and corporation. It also fosters inter-group and inter-departmental relationships; and extends so far as nurturing inter-cultural linkages in the case where it is a foreign-based organization.
"Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity involves two processes: thinking, then producing. Innovation is the production or implementation of a creative idea. If you have ideas, but don’t act on them, you are imaginative but not creative." ~ Linda Naiman