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Entrepreneurship: nature vs. nurture

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What makes someone become an entrepreneur?

They often share common personality traits — such as a love of working for themselves or excitement at the risk of launching a new business — but researchers are exploring if DNA has a role. Is entrepreneurship inherent or learned?

A recent study in the November issue of the Journal of Applied Psychology explores if the same genes behind personality traits associated with entrepreneurship may determine entrepreneurial drive.

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