Entrepreneurial Thinking: Use these sample phrases to craft meaningful performance evaluations, drive change and motivate your workforce.

Entrepreneurial Thinking is a mindset that allows embraces critical questioning, innovation, service and continuous improvement with an attitude of change.

Entrepreneurial Thinking: Exceeds Expectations Phrases

  • Always full of determination and starts with setting clear goals
  • Never afraid to take risks and is fully devoted to making everything work
  • Demonstrates high level of confidence when executing ideas and gets the job done even under stressful conditions
  • Always a step ahead of competitors and always craves to learn more
  • Views failure as part of the game and takes failure as a learning experience to realize success
  • Passionate about realizing goals and is exceptionally determined to realize success in any venture
  • Possesses exceptional ability to adapt and thrive in any environment
  • Makes exceptional financial decisions and has excellent money management skills
  • Excels at building relationships based on value and is never selfish when networking
  • Analyzes every situation, conducts research, compiles data, and makes conclusions based on facts obtained from the research

Entrepreneurial Thinking: Meets Expectations Phrases

  • Makes good efforts to avoid being sidetracked from a venture and stays motivated to keep trying
  • Avoids falling prey to naysayers and believes in the business venture
  • Makes efforts to plan most aspects of a business venture
  • Tries the best to ensure the business is focused on the customer
  • Makes effort to project a positive, memorable, and professional business image
  • Surveys customers and prospects with the aim of offering them personalized attention
  • Levels the playing field with new technology trends and shows willingness to stay updated
  • Seeks assistance from experts when faced with a challenge when executing an idea
  • Shows willingness to read reports, books, magazines, and journals that assist in improving business and marketing skills
  • Takes part in events involving the community that supports the business venture

Entrepreneurial Thinking: Needs Improvement Phrases

  • Rarely follows up with existing customers, prospects, and business alliances
  • Reacts emotionally to obstacles and challenges faced when executing ideas and does little to overcome them
  • Views competitors as threats rather than making efforts to survey them and learn their tricks
  • Looks for shortcuts rather than putting more effort into the business venture
  • Does not consider how ordinary things can be improved and is afraid to go against the majority to implement changes
  • Always pessimistic about all possibilities and easily falls prey to naysayers
  • Takes uncalculated risks and jumps blindly into action without considering the likelihood of failure
  • Does little to execute ideas and never bothers to seek advice on untested ideas
  • Lacks determination and does not set clear goals when executing ideas
  • Makes poor financial decisions and has poor money management skills

Entrepreneurial Thinking: Self Evaluation Questions

  • Can you think of situations where you demonstrated a lot of determination despite facing obstacles and challenges?
  • Were there any times where you felt that you were less optimistic than other times?
  • What are your doing to improve your money management skills?
  • What efforts are you making to become more involved with the community that supports your venture?
  • Can you think of a situation where you became sidetracked from your venture? How did you correct the situation?
  • What efforts are you making to stay ahead of your competitors and learn from them?
  • What are you doing to avoid taking shortcuts when executing ideas?
  • Are you making any efforts to become more determined to take risks?
  • What have you learned from your past mistakes when executing business ideas?
  • What are some of the things you are doing to improve your business and marketing skills?

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