Here’s a question most of my students get wrong, and you likely will too. (Don’t feel bad; just about everyone answers it incorrectly.)
Ready? What is the number one characteristic of an entrepreneur? (Hint: If you read Principle 5 carefully, you know.)
The vast majority of my students—and everyone else I ask—usually say, “They’re risk-takers.” If I’m feeling generous, I’ll reward my students with partial credit for this answer, but I probably shouldn’t.
The number one characteristic of successful entrepreneurs is that they are Calculated Risk-Takers. The difference between risk-takers and calculated risk-takers is the difference between failure and success. ...