Updated December, 2020
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Assessing Entrepreneurial Skills

Entrepreneurial skills are essential for the success of your farm business. Firms that possess human resources with exceptional skills have a long-term focus and are more likely to use their skills to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

How would you rate your entrepreneurial skills? Entrepreneurship involves seeking and trying new ways to develop and improve successful businesses. Entrepreneurship involves focusing on innovation, assessing risks and rewards of a new venture, searching for opportunities, and seeking new information. Use the items below to rate your entrepreneurial skills.

rating entrepreneurial skills


Don Hofstrand, retired extension value added agriculture specialist, agdm@iastate.edu


Don Hofstrand

retired extension value added agriculture specialist
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