Thank you for your response. You are right we cannot be dogmatic about it. That was my point also. To march forward the left foot follows the right and then the left foot follows the right. Unfortunately in reality we fail to do that and get stuck.
The Entrepreneurial Q
You may find the story of Brian Bullock supporting your position. The real fortunate ones are those who get entrepreneurial training from birth.
I believe we can answer the question of “born vs. made” by breaking it into two parts. First: For a person’s propensity to start a…
I believe a satisfactory approach to your question would be to break the issue into two parts.
First: For a person’s propensity to be attracted to starting a business and to have the requisite personality traits for that, those people are more often born with it.
Satire is always built upon a kernel of truth. When the Government reopens, it will be through a continuing resolution. It will continue appropriations as in the previous period. I have seen innovative programs, at lower costs from creative suppliers being canceled because last year the program was different, even if they were more expensive. A…
Justin, a wonderful scenario of the future that is around the corner and the possibilities of how to tackle its consequences. These forces of technological changes are already devastating an ever increasing number of middle and upper middle class jobs. Most of the jobs that will be held by today’s youth haven’t even been invented yet. I would also…
Can Entrepreneurs be taught? At a University?
Clearly an entrepreneur has to have some intrinsic qualities as a base line to even start. Your point is well taken that only a diamond in the rough will become a diamond.
Can this raw capability of an aspiring entrepreneur be polished to improve their…
Great mentors can help you grow a lot faster, and nudge you away from mistakes that you might not even know you were about to make.
In connecting with a mentor, a mentee has two questions:
Mentor help you achieve something you’re passionate about.
Mentors help in problem solving and execution. As you point out, people don’t reach out for mentor support in the right way. Just like using open source withou adequate thought. See If you want-to-see-farther-stand-on-shoulders-of-mentors