Infographic: What Makes A Successful Entrepreneur? Shocking Facts & Stats – StartupBros

 

“A team of researchers led by Vivek Wadhwa of Duke University, Raj Aggarwal of the University of Akron, Krisztina Holly of the University of Southern California, and Alex Salkever of Duke University surveyed 549 company founders of successful businesses in high-growth industries, including aerospace, defense, computing, electronics, and health care.”

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What Leadership Is — And What It Is Not

Those are the ones who blaze new trails without fear, without worry and without a second thought to what other people think. They have a singular vision and a singular course. They dare to challenge ideas with a nimble flick of the throttle, changing directions as easily as batting an eye. They see things others do not. They take risks. They are entrepreneurs. Just like you. And if you doubt that fact, sit back and have a read.

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Downtown Carson City to see ‘innovation district’ by 2018 | nnbw.com

That’s the gist of the message touting the proposed technology-oriented multiplex as it was outlined by two developers and associates. It’s a project covering several square blocks that will include a 150 key hotel, a companion tech conference center, two office structures, two parking garages, retail shops, bistros, and an amenity-filled green space plaza for community gatherings.

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There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.

Phil Libin, Evernote CEO

You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.

– Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn

5 Warning Signs You May Have Entrepreneurialism – Forbes

There’s no two ways about it, workaholism is a risk factor for early-stage entrepreneurialism. However, the cause and effect fallacy is important here. Not everyone who works hard will necessarily become an entrepreneur but the good news for anyone who might be concerned is if you don’t enjoy working hard you can relax! The indolent will definitely not be afflicted by the crippling effects of money, status and personal satisfaction that can often accompany this disease later in life.

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“Guys, Let’s Grow The Hell Out Of This Company”: How Y Combinator Startups Go Big | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

 

Last year, the 24-year-old Googler and her co-founder, a 25-year-old McKinsey analyst named JJ Fliegelman, quit their day jobs to focus on Campus Job full time. In September, they launched, announcing that they’d raised $1 million from a group of investors including New York’s Lerer Hippeau Ventures and BoxGroup. Two months later, Wessel and Fliegelman blew their lives up again to join Y Combinator, trading their Manhattan apartments for a Los Altos, California, house that they share with six of their employees, who have agreed to temporarily relocate and to work 13 out of every 14 days. The cofounders share a bedroom, with a screen in the middle for privacy. Wessel’s message to her team in December when she told them about the temporary relocation plan: “Guys, let’s grow the hell out of this company.”

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“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.” —Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO