If you want to get more out of life for yourself – and others – an #entrepreneurial approach is the most powerful, purposeful course of action. It requires effort and #risk but the #rewards will outweigh the sacrifices. This is why it is called the #business of living. It is a worthy and grand business. I invite you to venture out and experience it for yourself.
The Business Of Living — An Entrepreneurial Approach To Everyday Life
Applying these 12 activities to everyday life is what sets a person, and a business, apart from the pack. You do not have to apply them all to become more entrepreneurial, but the more you apply, the more momentous your endeavors can be. I encourage you to think big.
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
The Best Startup Investor Pitch Deck, How to Present to Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists. Also includes slides on best practices for building your slide deck, what to do before the pitch, and how to pitch effectively. #startup #venturecapital #investors
If You’re Out to Change the World, How Do You Know When to Move On?
The smart venture capitalist thinking about exit strategy doesn’t assume that every investment will succeed. With a clear exit strategy, we’re able to see when our continued efforts are no longer effective. We either see the potential for full coverage at a district level in alliance with local governments, local communities, and the local private sector, or we leave because we cannot catalyze that activity. We either wind down as others step in or we recognize that we are part of the problem because we are making ourselves a permanent development fixture, and close.
In short, we either transform lives by working in a way that actually keeps water flowing, or we do not. Either way, we exit. #leadershipdevelopment