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Friday, November 24, 2006

Starting a New Business: What It Takes

According to this USA Today article "Starting a New Business: What It Takes," there are no definitive answers, but the entrepreneurs, private investors and academics USA TODAY's Jim Hopkins talked with suggested these experiences, traits and skills.

  • Childhood experience
  • Entrepreneurial genes
  • Family support
  • Money doesn't motivate
  • Passion
  • Pragmatism
  • Risk-taking
  • Strong ethics
  • Tech ease
  • Tenacity

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