The basic skills include:

  • product or service knowledge as it relates to your business
  • record keeping and creation of financial statements
  • financial management, including breakeven analysis
  • personnel management if you have employees
  • marketing and market analysis skills
  • legal structures
  • federal, state and local taxes
  • communication skills

In addition to these technical skills, it is most important to have a willingness to learn, adapt, and make changes in a timely way.

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