Secrets of Startups that Stick

From mainetoday:

"What makes an entrepreneur? Drive. What makes a successful entrepreneur? Drive plus planning.

Recognizing and jumping on a business opportunity is a key trait of the entrepreneur, said Valerie Lamont, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business at the University of Southern Maine. But having a handle on marketing, business goals, cash flow and other business basics is the key to staying in business."