There are many, many business owners. There are far fewer successful business owners. So what separates the successful few from the not-as-successful many? It all comes down to a few traits. Successful business owners are typically better planners. They have specific goals and they work towards those goals. They are also unafraid of competition and willing to go against the grain to try something new. If you are a business owner or thinking of becoming one, you'd benefit from developing these traits. You would also benefit from learning more about business, which you can start to do by reading the articles here.