It is evident that to be a successful business owner, you must be able to explain your vision well and lead your team to the finish line. In other words, you must be a good leader. Leaders possess traits that allow them to be successful in business that you should know.

  1. They are goal-oriented – They always set SMART goals, so they have something to achieve and work on with a plan in mind. Setting goals often inspires one to work harder because they have a clear plan of action to work with.
  • They are passionate – Having passion for something means you have a strong emotional connection to it that often controls your desires. Passion often motivates individuals to accomplish their goals and is what defines their determination for something. To be successful, you must care.
  • They have confidence — They know they can do anything that they set their mind to with the right education or resources. The confidence they have comes from within and not from others. They understand their importance while not undermining the value of others.
  • They are determined – Not matter what comes at them, successful business owners are determined to be successful. They will do whatever it takes, within their principles and values to succeed because they have a fixation on that goal. If you are not willing to continue something even if it is hard, you are unlikely to be successful.
  • They are amiable – They will often be enjoyable to be around naturally. They are good-natured and just naturally easy to get along with, or they know how to appear that way. Even if you are an introvert, you can learn to control your body language so that you appear as friendly as you are.
  • They are approachable – Being approachable is a valuable trait because it allows your employees, contractors, followers, and customers to feel like they matter. A great leader knows that all their employees, contractors, and customers are worth the time no matter the skill level they possess or the price they paid to make a purchase.
  • They lean positive – Any situation will be a positive one eventually (even if at first, it’s not) because successful business owners believe there is always something to learn from any situation. They know that if you show the world good, they will receive good.
  • They are intuitive — Intuition is having the ability to know when something is true or right without fully thinking about it. It is automatic to them, but it’s not based only a gut feeling. It’s based on knowledge too. They are very in tune with their emotions, which often allows them to know what’s right for them instinctively, but they also do their research so they understand there are things they may not know.
  • They are full of integrity – This is by far one of the most critical traits because it always ensures the right thing will always get completed. If you continue to lie and steal to get your way, eventually it will come around to hurt you. Those with integrity don’t care who is watching or what the reward is. They want to know they did what was right with-in themselves because it feels good.
  1. They are generous – Research shows the more you give, the more success you will see. This is because of the fundamental philosophy of a successful business is to provide value. If you look at anything you have done throughout your life, it is usually about what you can bring to the table. Being generous is not always monetary, either. In fact, it’s paying attention to who needs help and offering that help, even if you do get paid for it.

Beyond these common characteristic traits, a successful business owner also value education and learning, sticking to budgets, and following a well-written business plan based on information. They are also never afraid to take risks based on that information. Risk is always a part of a business, and they understand it’s unavoidable. If you exude these traits and do the work, you, too, can be a victorious business owner.

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Petra Monaco

Petra Monaco

Create the Life You Want + Make an Impact while you're at it!

Petra Monaco is a published author, coach, mom and breaks the status quo for fun. As a foster kid, she knows the challenges and excuses people make as she rewrote her own story and then worked her way through to become a Master's level therapist. However, after watching her son fight for his life due to a rare genetic disorder and three liver transplants, she now coaches creatives and multi-passionates to stop waiting for “one day” and the “perfect moments’. Petra helps you dive deeply into the heart of things in order to discover your next steps, inspires you to set up your own personal framework so you can break free from fear, doubt, and overwhelm so you can start creating the life you want now. Petra uses her personal story to inspire and motivate people into doing the work they need to do to create change because she believes that your excuses are just avoidance. You can have the cake and eat it too if you're willing to show up for it!
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