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What is an Entrepreneur?

Most people think business-owner when they hear the word entrepreneur. But people with entrepreneurial traits are found throughout the business world. Often in a leadership position. Northwood University specializes in developing these common traits valued by employers in businesses of every size, from small start-ups to global enterprises.

Come to Northwood and find your inner entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs are:


They see opportunities that others miss.


They have a genuine enthusiasm for what they do.


They see things from a different and new perspective.


They are able to maintain a positive spirit through challenges.


They are always questioning and seeking new solutions.

Hard Working

They put in a lot of hours to make their vision a reality.


They are willing to take risks.


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