Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

Qualities for Entrepreneurial Leadership

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:

5 Essential Qualities for Entrepreneurial Leadership

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

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10 Reasons Saying No Can Increase Your Happiness

Before you raise your hand and volunteer to do something that you have no time or energy to do, read the 10 ways saying no can increase your happiness without making you selfish or unkind. #lifehack

During one of my talks about entrepreneurship and moving away from corporate life when I was speaking to a group of women with corporate jobs, one topic brought a unanimous nodding in the room.

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Ambitious Women – A Rise in Female Entrepreneurs

Harvard professor Nancy Koehn discusses a rise in the number of women in business in this female entrepreneur speech. She expresses excitement about the large number of women leaping into the business world, be it to open up a small shop or to start a more unconventional business.

This #keynote   #speech  examines the rise in #female   #entrepreneurship

Ambitious Women

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All Great Entrepreneurs Have This

There is one thing and one thing alone that every great entrepreneur absolutely must possess: courage.

And courage is very rare in our world.  Numerous surveys of the population at large have shown that, above everything else, most people value security.

Most people will tolerate just about anything–a bad marriage, an intrusive government, a horrible boss, a job that they hate–if only that thing can make them feel more secure.

It’s sad, really.

But entrepreneurs aren’t like that. #entrepreneur #entrepreneurship

Management skills don’t make an entrepreneur great. Neither does access to capital or innovative thinking. It’s something much more simple.

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