50 Positive Words to Describe Entrepreneurs

When most people think about entrepreneurs, they always think about the business aspect of things. The reality is, a true entrepreneur focuses on change, innovation and creativity, which is much more than just business. Cultivating a positive mindset can open up new opportunities if resilience, perseverance and patience are applied.

Here are 50 positive words that describe entrepreneurs:

  1. Passionate

Just like a plane requires fuel to fly, so does an entrepreneur require passion to do what they do best. This fuel motivates your love and enthusiasm towards your business making you thrive.

  1. Perseverance

When you want to win a fight, you shouldn’t be the one receiving the punches and crashing down. You should always find the strength to get up and avoid the punches and sometimes roll with the punches.

  1. Values

A firm foundation is what is required to make a strong building. Therefore, you need core values to govern your empire so that it doesn’t crumble.

  1. Empathetic

Emotions direct our actions. To be successful, you need to understand your feelings and that of others to act accordingly.

  1. Skilled

Your value to the business community depends on your skills and how you use them. Each entrepreneur hungers for new skills and develops those he / she has acquired to better his / her services.

  1. Hard work

Being an entrepreneur is all about working hard and smart. You have to be willing to put efforts that others aren’t to achieve bright success.

  1. Creativity

You need to come up with fresh ideas that solve certain issues in the world. Being creative certainly creates change as well as profitability.

  1. Humility

A successful entrepreneur needs to treat others well and always be willing to seek to improve his or her knowledge. Knowing that you don’t know everything and being open to learning more, can open doors to unprecedented success!

  1. Selfless

Great entrepreneurs set the interests of others before their own. This will effect change in the community as well as your business.

  1. Vision

Entrepreneurs need to envision their future and make room to achieve their goals.

  1. Commitment

To succeed, you need to be bound by the goals you have set in your business and make plans to achieve them.

  1. Discipline

This involves completing an action within a given time no matter the challenges you’re facing.

  1. Respectful

An entrepreneur should speak to and treat their customers with respect.

  1. Honesty

Each entrepreneur should deal truthfully with their clients and provide high quality services.

  1. Just

A true entrepreneur should promote the rights of his customers and never diminish them.

  1. Flexible

Successful entrepreneurs need to be open-minded and willing to accept new challenges. Being versatile is essential for growth!

  1. Risk takers

Entrepreneurs should always put their best feet forward to achieve goals that are risky but may bring in great returns to their business.

  1. Self-driven

An entrepreneur should manage his / her business with little or no supervision.

  1. Determination

All entrepreneurs should be driven by purpose to achieve their goals.


  1. Positive

Successful entrepreneurs do not mourn when their businesses go under but seek to get new opportunities.

  1. Self-motivated

You need an incentive and willingness to succeed in entrepreneurship.

  1. Competitive

Healthy competition with other entrepreneurs will promote growth and expansion in your company. It creates a more immediate sense of urgency to succeed.

  1. Fearless

Fear hinders innovation and great entrepreneurs need to be fearless to establish new empires in the community.

  1. Brave

Trying new things and facing challenges comes with the territory of being a business owner.

  1. Peaceful

Entrepreneurs should solve matters within their businesses in a peaceful and professional manner.

  1. Forgiving

Withdrawing wrongs done to you will help you move on in your business.

  1. Self-belief

All entrepreneurs need to believe in their ability to be successful lest they fail due to disbelief.

  1. Dynamic

Successful entrepreneurs should be well rounded and energetic while carrying out their businesses.

  1. Proactive

Entrepreneurs should act in advance to deal with expected changes. Being proactive can help alleviate stress and create a smoother flowing business.

  1. Innovative

Entrepreneurs need to introduce something new in a particular environment to bring diversity.

  1. Perceptive

An entrepreneur is to be keen and insightful towards other people’s feelings and needs.

  1. Unashamed

You should proudly represent your business values and achievements without regrets.

  1. Thick skinned

You should be tough in your business and unreactive to people’s hurtful words or criticism.

  1. Wise

Entrepreneurs should show great judgments when making decisions.

  1. Patient

Maintaining composure during a situation is very essential in any business.

  1. Self-controlled

One shouldn’t lose their temper on certain issues but should maintain decorum.

  1. Integrity

Entrepreneurs should be steadfast in adhering a strict moral and ethical code.

  1. Articulate

Successful entrepreneurs should be able to express their ideas and explain their services clearly.

  1. Courteous

All entrepreneurs should show regard to their clients by speaking politely to them.

  1. Astute

An entrepreneur should quickly and critically discern situations and take the right measures.

  1. Resilient

An entrepreneur has the keen ability to bounce back after the toughest situations.

  1. Dignified

An entrepreneur should demand respect from others by maintaining modesty.

  1. Confident

Any successful entrepreneur needs to show self-assurance in his business with no fear of failing.

  1. Punctual

Successful businessmen are always on time to carry out activities to avoid mishaps caused by delays.

  1. Opportunistic

Entrepreneurs should act upon possibilities that could benefit others and themselves.

  1. Earnest

Businesses should be run by sincere people who don’t pretend to be someone they’re not.

  1. Educated

Entrepreneurs thrive better when they apply the knowledge acquired in education to create new opportunities.

  1. Initiative

Entrepreneurs need to take action even when it’s not required of them in order to make a change.

  1. Compassionate

This quality enables entrepreneurs to connect with others on a human level.

  1. Adaptable

Entrepreneurs should be able to change and improve with the times to keep their business ahead-of-the-curve.


We hope this list motivates you to be more positive! Cheers to being the best entrepreneur that you can possibly be!

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Laura Smidt

Laura Smidt is an up-and-coming writer who enjoys poetry and picnics. She majored in creative writing at NYU and is currently embarking on a journey to publish her first book. A lover of travel and adventure, you can find her at your favorite remote destination.

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