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The Skills Most Entrepreneurs Lack
“Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people, but they behave in patterns. In fact, as I recently wrote here on HBR, my firm’s research shows that most serial entrepreneurs display persuasion, leadership, personal accountability, goal orientation, and interpersonal skills. But in that same study, we also discovered a set of skills they do not possess.”

According to HBR, most serial entrepreneurs lack the skills to manage themselves, plan and organize, problem solve (analytically) and are not empathetic. But with this knowledge, business starters can train themselves to be even more successful by strengthening these weaknesses.

goodideaexchange:

The Skills Most Entrepreneurs Lack

Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people, but they behave in patterns. In fact, as I recently wrote here on HBR, my firm’s research shows that most serial entrepreneurs display persuasion, leadership, personal accountability, goal orientation, and interpersonal skills. But in that same study, we also discovered a set of skills they do not possess.”

According to HBR, most serial entrepreneurs lack the skills to manage themselves, plan and organize, problem solve (analytically) and are not empathetic. But with this knowledge, business starters can train themselves to be even more successful by strengthening these weaknesses.

What We Talk About When We Talk About “Social”
        (via What We Talk About When We Talk About “Social” - Nilofer Merchant - Harvard Business Review)
Why Innovators Love Constraints 1. Fewer resources produce proximity; proximity drives innovation. 2. Constraints lead to faster feedback.3. Constraints can be an indispensable tool of creation.
(via Why Innovators Love Constraints - Whitney Johnson - Harvard Business Review)

Why Innovators Love Constraints

1. Fewer resources produce proximity; proximity drives innovation.
2. Constraints lead to faster feedback.
3. Constraints can be an indispensable tool of creation.

(via Why Innovators Love Constraints - Whitney Johnson - Harvard Business Review)


The least and most stressful jobs in the U.S. pay almost the same wages, according to an annual rating by jobs site CareerCast.

Employees often believe that working to the point of exhaustion will have a monetary reward. But does it?
(via Jobs That Are Highest and Lowest in Stress Pay About the Same - The Daily Stat - April 24, 2012 - Harvard Business Review - Image source )

The least and most stressful jobs in the U.S. pay almost the same wages, according to an annual rating by jobs site CareerCast.

Employees often believe that working to the point of exhaustion will have a monetary reward. But does it?

(via Jobs That Are Highest and Lowest in Stress Pay About the Same - The Daily Stat - April 24, 2012 - Harvard Business Review - Image source )