Aptitude Test for Entrepreneurs

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1. Are You a Self-Starter?

⃝      If someone gets me started, I keep going all right.
⃝      I do things my own way. Nobody needs to tell me to get going.
⃝      Easy does it. I don’t put myself out until I have to.

2. How Do You Feel About Other People?

⃝      Most people bug me.
⃝      I like people. I can get along with just about anybody.
⃝      I have enough friends and I don’t need anybody else.

3. Can You Lead Others?

⃝      I can get people to do things if I drive them.
⃝      I can get most people to go along with me without much difficulty.
⃝      I usually let someone else get things moving.

4. Can You Take Responsibility?

⃝      I’ll take over if I have to, but I’d rather let someone else be responsible.
⃝      There’s always some eager beaver around waiting to show off. I say, let him.
⃝      I like to take charge of and see things through.

5. How Good An Organizer Are You?

⃝      I like to have a plan before I start. I’m usually the one who lines things up.
⃝      I do all right unless things get too complicated. Then I may cop out.
⃝      I just take things as they come.

6. How Good a Worker Are You?

⃝      I can’t see that hard work gets you anywhere.
⃝      I’ll work hard for a time, but when I’ve had enough, that’s it.
⃝      I can keep going as long as necessary. I don’t mind working hard.

7. Can You Make Decisions?

⃝      I can if I have plenty of time. If I have to make up my mind fast, I usually regret it.
⃝      I can make up my mind in a hurry if necessary, and my decision is usually O.K.
⃝      I don’t like to be the one who decides things. I’d probably blow it.

8. Can People Trust What You Say?

⃝      I try to be on the level, but sometimes I just say what’s easiest.
⃝      They sure can. I don’t say things I don’t mean.
⃝      What’s the sweat if the other fellow doesn’t know the difference?

9. Can You Stick With It?

⃝      If I make up my mind to do something, I don’t let anything stop me.
⃝      If a job doesn’t go right, I turn off. Why beat your brains out?
⃝      I usually finish what I start.

10. Can You Keep Records?

⃝      Records are not important. I know what’s need to be known without keeping records.
⃝      I can, but it’s more important to get the work out than to shuffle numbers.
⃝      Since they are needed I’ll keep records even though I don’t want to.