So you wanna be an entrepreneur? …Top 3 Videos You May Have Missed

Posted on June 29, 2011 by

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Every week – Hamilton and I will be scouring the world-wide web looking for valuable videos on business and startups to help us (and you) through our entrepreneurial adventure. Here are this weeks..

So you wanna be an entrepreneur? And live large, a big house, 5 cars, you‘re in charge

Being an entrepreneur is appealing to many people, but the hard reality is that not everyone has what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Going to Babson College we are often asked whether entrepreneurship can be taught – while my own personal opinion is that some aspects (mainly useful tools and skill) can be taught – there are also personality traits that can’t be. In this 8 minute video, Jerry Kaplan, talks about the 5 critical skills successful entrepreneurs need.  Jerry Kaplan is a serial tech entrepreneur.
http://ecorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?mid=366

Motivation – Not all people are created equally
An important part of building a successful company is surrounding yourself with motivated people who can help your business thrive. But how do you motivate these people?

While this question is important too all companies it can be even more important to answer in the startup world – given money may not be able to be used as a motivation tool. This short 11 minute video is a presentation by Daniel Pink, author of that is a must watch for any future and current entrepreneurs along with anyone who manages a team.
http://michaelhyatt.com/the-surprising-truth-about-what-motivates-us.html

Unlearn Your MBA in less than 1 hour

David Heineimeier Hansson, the creator of Ruby on Rails provides a reality check for people who want launch their own business. He challenges the traditional MBA teachings and model while he presents his real life entrepreneur experience.

http://ecorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?mid=2351

Enjoy,

King Boomer

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