Checklist for Evaluating Your Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

Benefits: The attached document will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses by asking you to rate yourself in several areas that are important to small business ownership. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses is important because (1) it can tell you whether you're ready to start a small business, (2) in choosing a new business, it can help you match your skills to the right business, and (3) it can tell you whether you need to consider adding a partner who can bring skills to the business that you lack.

File Description: The file contains a three-page document in rich text format (RTF). Since there is text that has been formatted as a table in Microsoft Word 6.0, you need Microsoft Word version 6.0 or above to use this form.

Strengths and weaknesses checklist

Special Features: Included are the following:

For background information as well as information on related topics, see assessing your strengths and weaknesses.