I think it is impossible to categorize any one personality type or desire when looking at what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur,? says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century in Dubai. ?To run a successful start-up, from my experience , requires a menu of skill sets sprinkled with some flexibility.”
The Four New Breeds of Entrepreneurs
To run a successful start-up, figure out if you?re a diamond, a star, a transformer or a rocket ship.
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The business world pulses with talk of change these days, and most of the chatter revolves around starting something new. Want to be successful? Get thee a hoodie and find a garage.
But the big problem isn?t managing to launch something new?it?s getting bogged down once you do. You seed a new initiative at your company but can?t spread it companywide. You get a product off the kitchen table but struggle to find new customers. You launch a social enterprise but don?t know how to sustain it. As soon as you leave the garage, you run smack into oncoming traffic.