History Of Entrepreneurship

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Introduction Entrepreneurs are among the most celebrated people in our culture. Celebrity entrepreneur usually graces the covers of prominent publications. Most of these celebrity entrepreneurs fuel the economic growth and give the nation its competitive edge. Little is known today about the backgrounds, life histories, motivations and beliefs of the founders who control some of the most profit making organizations with high growth industries. Understanding how entrepreneurs develop and the circumstances that can induce entrepreneurship could prove helpful both in supporting the existence of class of entrepreneurs and keeping the ranks of entrepreneurs. According to recent researches done on the top entrepreneurs in the society, most of the…show more content…
She was born on 18th September 1965. From the interview daisy showed some of the distinct characteristics of an entrepreneur, she has a high achievement drive; she is action oriented; very optimistic; has the opportunistic character; has the internal self control; she can tolerate ambiguous things; she is a moderate risk taker; she is very committed to her work; she is independent and relies on her own decisions (essays, 2013, p. 2). From the day she was born, she had a passion of becoming an engineer and the dream of becoming an engineer changed when she was at the age of 6 years where she started preferring becoming her own boss in future. The passion of this was driven by her parents who had already started a business which was booming with a lot of sales and profits. She was highly challenged by this and vowed to move a step ahead of her parents and ensure that she starts her own business. Apart from her parents, at the age of 9 years old, she was inspired by Steve jobs who is one of the major entrepreneurs and the cofounder of apple incorporation. She wanted to build an empire related to the one which Steve jobs had built, although she chooses a different line of business. The entrepreneurial skills of Steve jobs and his success in the business spectrum in the 1970s made her interested in the field of business and looked Upto Steve jobs as her business mentor and entrepreneur of…show more content…
From the interview she confessed that she wanted to build wealth which will help her to achieve her business goals and which will enable her succeed beyond borders. She was also blinded by the fact that she wanted to own her company and become her own boss just like most of her childhood mentors and also her parents. She wanted to be independent and work under minimal pressure, which made her start her own business despite the starting capital took her a lot of time to accumulate. She also wanted to build a culture of business and continue in the blood of entrepreneurship, which is currently running in her family. She wanted to make sure that the culture of business which exists in the family doesn’t go into extinction that fast. Since she was a child she had that business idea and therefore she wanted to capitalize on it in order to maximize the benefits which are accompanied with the start of such a business (Liang,
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