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
Worried about not knowing what to do?, how to do it?, or whether you’ll fail? … these concerns stop so many people from starting.
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
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