Ready to become a highly successful business owner? March 1, 2020 AMVIRAL Welcome to your IBC Qualifying Questionaire The fact that you have chosen to assess your potential for being an IBC entrepreneur is already a positive sign. Secure Host Network (SHN) has over two decades experience in working with IBC business owners and understands that not all entrepreneurs are created from the same blueprint! However the typical IBC business owner should embody the following traits and skills - determination, an appetite for risk, confidence, resilience, passion and adaptability. While an IT or sales qualification is not a prerequisite, knowledge of basic computer functions, basic financial literacy and sales ability are recommended. Take the test and see how well you do. There are no right or wrong answers. Be honest when you answer so that you use this assessment as a valuable tool to get to know your potential. Good luck! Disclaimer: This questionnaire does not claim to be the definitive assessment tool to predict how well any individual would be able to launch or run an IBC business in the real world. It is based on entrepreneurship-based research and previous IBC experience and skills needed to succeed. Your Full Name Business Name (none if no) Your Email Address Your Mobile Number 1. What was the main focus of your teenage years? I was always coming up with ways to make money I spent all my time computer Having fun School work2. How much risk are you willing to take in life? I get a buzz from taking crazy risks all the time None whatsoever Quite a lot, but only when necessary As little as possible3. How much work are you prepared to put into your new business? 10-hour days, six days a week 10-hour days, but not on weekends A few hours a day All working hours, seven days a week4. Why would you want to become an entrepreneur? To make as much money as I can, and live the high life To be my own boss, and work around my family commitments I'd love to run a successful business and help improve the world around me I can't stand having to take orders from someone else5. How good are you at looking after your finances? Hopeless, my finances are a mess If I have money I spend it, but I am never in debt I have no debt and I am building up my savings I am meticulous in following all incoming and outgoing funds6. How well do you cope with setbacks? There's no such thing as a setback, only a new opportunity I struggle, hoping for the best I don't like them, but knuckle down to work through Badly, I fall apart7. How good are you at delegating responsibilities? Pretty good It doesn't ever come up Very good – I can't do everything on my own Really bad – no-one can do the job as well as me8. I like to give myself challenges when I take on a new project Totally disagree Totally agree Somewhat agree9. I am fairly at ease in difficult situations Totally agree Totally disagree Somewhat agree10. I am easily influenced by what others think Totally disagree Somewhat agree Totally agree11. I am fairly curious and I am continually in search of discovery Totally disagree Somewhat agree Totally agree12. I am a lot less effective when I work under pressure Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree13. I want to have my own business because it will give me status in my community Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree14. When faced with problems/stumbling blocks I look for alternative solutions Totally disagree Totally agree Somewhat agree15. For me, what counts is action Totally disagree Somewhat agree Totally agree16. I enjoy using my imagination to come up with fresh ideas Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree17. According to me, we somehow make our own luck Totally agree Somewhat agree Totally disagree18. In general, I distrust my instincts/gut-feelings Totally disagree Somewhat agree Totally agree19. I have no problem working for someone else Totally agree Somewhat agree Totally disagree20. After a failure, I am able to pick myself up and start all over again Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree21. I am capable of seeing many solutions to a problem Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree22. For me, everything is possible if I believe I can do it Totally disagree Totally agree Somewhat agree23. I prefer to do things the way it has been done before Totally agree new technology is useless Totally disagree there must be a better way Somewhat agree old ways are good but new technology can save time and money24. Success is mostly luck Totally agree Somewhat agree Totally disagree25. I find it easy to get others to work with me Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree26. To be satisfied with myself, I take on easy projects Totally agree Totally disagree Somewhat agree27. I like to lead others Totally disagree Totally agree Somewhat agree28. I always try to take calculated risks Somewhat agree Totally agree Totally disagree29. I have a hard time anticipating events and foreseeing trends Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree30. I believe in being accountable for my actions and respect rules Totally agree Totally disagree Somewhat agree31. If you don’t have money to start/do something you can't succeed in life Totally disagree Somewhat agree Totally agree32. I have a tendency to put off difficult tasks until later Totally agree Somewhat agree Totally disagree33. I am not afraid to take on initiatives Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree34. I always give the best of myself in everything I do Somewhat agree Totally disagree Totally agree35. WPS or Microsoft Excel is A spreadsheet program A design tool An NGO36. WPS or Microsoft word is An antivirus software A writer program to create & edit documents efficiently I don’t know what this is37. AutoSum is a Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet program function that adds colour to a spreadsheet I don’t know what AutoSum is adds together a range of cells and displays the total in the cell below the selected range38. When using Microsoft Word or WPS how do I get CAPITAL letters? Using Shift Key or Caps Key Pressing Caps Lock Pressing F1239. The incoming message from email@example.com is spam. Ensure that further messages from firstname.lastname@example.org will be treated as spam. You cannot block the mail Select message from email@example.com click right on the mouse select junk, select block sender Spam is educational, like adverts on TV40. Your Age 18-24 years 70 > years 60-69 years 25-39 years 40-49 years 50-59 years41. Gender Female Male42. Have you ever worked for your self? Yes No43. What is your occupation/profession Upper management Agricultural worker or producer Unemployed skilled Unemployed Unskilled Labourer Professional Salaried position – Part-time Salaried position – Full-time Self-employed Mid-level management Company owner-senior executive Student44. A slide presentation software (PowerPoint) provides an opportunity to: Meet your customers and prospects in person An antivirus software I don’t know what this is45 out of 44Please tell us why you are the perfect candidate to own your own business and what would motivate your success if you had one.