Top Earners in The World Are Entrepreneurs

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Introduction
Entrepreneurs exist due to consumers wanting something new and relevant, which will also make an impact in the market place. Entrepreneurship is about individuals recognizing a need for a commercial application and being able to innovate their ideas to meet the needs of the consumer (Baron & Shane, 2008). On average, there are over 1400 billionaires in the world, and of those 960 are entrepreneurs who were successful, while the rest were fortunate to inherit their wealth (Vital, 2013). If we focus on the 960 and how they made their fortune we find out they became billionaires from either a single or multiple business ventures. The majority of the 960, which equates to 830, owned more than one business, and remaining 130 managed only one company. Therefore, the most top earning entrepreneurs in the world are most likely to be serial entrepreneurs, and being very successful innovating ideas that consumers like (Vital, 2013). Entrepreneurship is essential for the global economy and the success of future growth in small and large business as they exploit the need for new services and products. The growth within entrepreneurship will also drive employment growth and hopefully stabilize the global economy by increasing wealth in the middle class.
Entrepreneur’s Characteristics
Entrepreneurs are different from the ordinary person, and their skills, abilities, motives and experiences all factor into what a serious entrepreneur would be. A central part that ensures entrepreneurs become successful is the way they think, and a crucial aspect of their success is their decision making process. In addition, another item that is relevant and necessary for entrepreneurs to consider in their success is how they perceive evaluating ris...

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