(Video) What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur

(Video) What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur

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AOL co-founder, Steve Case, says looking at a business owner’s track record or how they’ve dealt with different challenges can indicate how they’ll succeed in the future. Failure is helpful and so is the ability to listen and take in what is happening in every aspect of your business.

“You have to make sure your people are focused on the right direction. You have to be paying attention to what the market’s telling you, what customers are telling you, and what competitors are telling you,” Case says, “and having that listening gene is important.”

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