Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Age of the Entrepreneur - 9

The Age of the Entrepreneur - 9

1.      Entrepreneurs understand problems better than anyone else. They separate problems into parts so they can understand each components and the whole problem.

2.      Entrepreneurs give shape and meaning to the problems. They find a way to shape meaning to the solutions as well.

3.      Entrepreneurs understand science and art. They put art into science and science into art; they know that one is the key to the other.

4.      Entrepreneurs embrace contradictions. This can be confusing to others but it is normal to them. They are comfortable living with their contradictions.

5.      Entrepreneurs embrace conflicting thoughts and feelings. They go beyond logic and that is why they go to places others don’t dare to go. They learn to live with fear and desire and with pain and pleasure.

6.      Entrepreneurs use pain to find their greatness. They know that without pain is to live without gain. Their greatness comes from their suffering. The big difference is their high tolerance for pain as compared to everyone else.

7.      Entrepreneurs are content but dissatisfied. They are great student of the impossible. They love they two letter statement “if it is up to be it is up to me.”

Thank you for reading and reflecting on today’s nuggets. Share them with others.   
We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. Be a giver in a world of takers.

Be blessed and be a blessing to others.
Carlos Fontana, President of Phalanx
Co-author of the book Follow to Lead (The 7 Principles to Being a Great Follower)

Author of the book PRICELESS (Sixty-Six Simple Stories of Reflection, Love, and Legacy

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