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Just because you're not an entrepreneur at heart, doesn't mean you can't have a successful business.

This story appears in the July 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: I'm not an entrepreneur by nature. Will this prevent me from being a successful business owner?

A: Self-employment or independent careers are often lumped into the same category as entrepreneurship. But one thing we've learned from interviewing thousands of people over the years is that many people who are happy and successful in their own businesses do not fit the classic entrepreneurial mold.

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