Are entrepreneurs born or made? This is a question endlessly debated in start-up circles.
As an employee, Angel and Venture investor, participant in social entrepreneurship, and teacher, I’ve seen 5 essential qualities in common for entrepreneurial leaders:
In your own self assessment of whether you are an #entrepreneur, take stock of which of these 5 capabilities come naturally to you, and for those that don’t, develop a plan to systematically learn the others. #leadershipdevelopment #leadershipskills #leadershiptips
From not living with your co-founders to working multiple roles, these entrepreneurs tell all.
Question: What’s your most unorthodox/funny/strange-but-good advice to other start-up founders?
Problems fester when teams are not open and honest, especially with diverse teams where there are a lot of differences of opinion. As a #leader you need to create a culture that rewards and promotes honesty, even if you disagree with something. It is also important to be bold — especially if you are an entrepreneur and you want to impact the country and change the world. That takes guts and courage. #leadershipdevelopment #leadershiptips