Sure, entrepreneurs are not necessarily born, and they’re not necessarily made. But many entrepreneurs do share some common characteristics, as discovered in an Ernst and Young survey. Here are just a few of them.
The best realize there’s no I in team
Good entrepreneurs surround themselves with good people – who have the technical and business skills to take the company forward, but also share the leader’s values. Survey respondents say finding people who share their vision is challenging but critically important.
Success can mean choosing between being rich and being king
All founders of growing companies face a central decision: do they desire wealth or hands-on involvement? The ability to make big picture decisions like these makes or breaks entrepreneurs. Successful entrepreneurs navigate this carefully and move according to their ultimate goal.
Full article at The Globe and Mail.
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