In the first posting of this series, a sixth-grader showed us how the mind of an entrepreneur works–imaginative, customer-oriented, and opportunistic (in a good way). In the second posting, we saw how one Millenial uses his resourcefulness, curiosity, and team-oriented leadership style to shake up the music industry's way of finding up and coming bands.…

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A wise friend and coaching colleague of mine, upon reading my post about failure, made the observation, "When what drives us is the need to prove something, we suffer."  So she asked me about my reasons for being an entrepreneur. Photo by nasrulekram I do have reasons for being an entrepreneur that have nothing to…

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Last month, I hit the wall.  One of the best things that has come out of that experience is uncovering my beliefs about failure.  Photo by Sean MacEntee. Entrepreneurs are in the business of trying new things.  Not everything works out. Heck, if half of what you try works, you're doing well. A common mantra…

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Most entrepreneurs know they need to be heads down, focused, in order to achieve their goals.  And along the way they see the value of having their ducks in a row—whether it's identifying who they are trying to attract or crafting a compelling message or developing a solid business model.  The entrepreneur's secret weapon has…

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As a wisdom entrepreneur, there are many places where I can get stuck. Here are a few of traps that I fall into: Skimping on "dream" time. This is a big one for me. As someone who likes to get things done, I can rush through the phase of dreaming about what I want, envisioning…

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