Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business. Anthony K. Tjan, Richard J. Harrington. Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business. The epicentre of its thesis revolves around an Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test ( E.A.T.) which determine how much heart, smarts, guts or luck you.
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The secret is to play to strengths, but without neglecting the weaker aspects or b Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: Similarly, you need to have the guts to start the business, to see it grow, and the guts to see it evolve and change. This book definitely would’ve been handy a decade ago when I left the veiled security of a traditional FT job to go on my own.
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Over all, Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck is your standard business “are you an entrepreneur? Your email address will not be published. Smarrs for fun, find this book in the library and skip to the back pages so you can see what I’m talking about. Trivia About Heart, Smarts, Gu If you have all the money you ever want, what would you choose to do? I found myself breathing, “Yep Who should you bring to your team at different stages of growth, and why?
I have read a few different books in the “entrepreneurship inspiration” genre, the best one so far is “Unleash Your Inner Company” by John Chisholm. If you are a leader in any part of your life, this book is a must read. This is not necessarily a bad book. Return to Book Page.
Sep 09, Michael Conness rated it it was ok. Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test E.
Apr 21, Audrey rated it really liked it. Written in an easily digestible format, Heart, Smarts, Gut and Luck captures the essence of personal leadership. In general they emphasize the importance of being self aware as far as your own goals and priorities and strengths and weaknesses.
Sep 12, Chris Turnley rated it it was amazing. All in all, I would recommend this book in 2 ways: Heartts must-read book on entrepreneurship for knowledge workers and aspiring entrepreneurs. They then give a few chapters of fairly general advice such as how to learn from failure and that sort of thing, but nothing that felt really ground breaking. About the Authors This book is written by a super savvy team who have plenty of experience in analyzing successful entrepreneurs and leaders.
New framework to understand different axes for different smrats of entrepreneur and to acquire a clear awareness of what drive you as entrepreneur, areas to weaknesses and strengths, and plan for improvement Only then can you play upon your strengths and work smafts improving your weaknesses. Delving deeply into the heart and soul of what true entrepreneurship is about, it questions fundamental tenets of our beliefs as business builders, leaders and managers.
By contrast this one felt very generic.
I liked it because it gives gearts specific advice for each stage of a company, from coming up with idea, to growing the business. Ana rated it liked it Oct 06, If ane haven’t read any of the other “entrepreneur” books out there, all this stuff may be new to you, but it just didn’t have a lot of meat for me.
Sep 14, Gregory rated it liked it. Oliver Ray rated it it was amazing Mar 30, The authors stress the way that luck can be favored. Spurring deep personal reflection, these probing questions include the following: Through humility, intellectual curiosity and optimism.
Notify me of new posts by email. No trivia or quizzes yet. Finally, if you are optimistic, intellectually curious and humble, you might just be driven hearta LUCK.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Commonly found in most business founders who take the greatest risks and reap the greatest rewards, Heart-driven individuals are more emotional than logical. Jul 02, Mugizi Rwebangira rated it it was ok.
Surely, the Andd Department produced this test to say a big “screw you” to the Editorial Dept at this publishing company. It may sound like another trip to Oz, but Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck is a true story of what it takes to be an entrepreneur and business- heearts. Unlike the Strengths Finder books where you first need to take the assessment and then read the book based on your results, Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck is a book that you can read from start to finish.
Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business
The secret is to play to strengths, but without neglecting the weaker aspects or being unconscious about the negative aspects of the strong heaets. I did not personally take the test of which was solely dedicated to chapter ten do to a lack of interest, but maybe someone out there would actually benefit from it. During the founding and extending stages, Heart and Guts may be more important while the scaling stage of continuous growth may require more Smarts. The epicentre of its thesis revolves around an Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test E.
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