Ever heard the question – Is an Entrepreneur borne or bred?
There is usually a combination of borne and bred that leads to success as an entrepreneur. There has to be a spark inside that compels an entrepreneur to see a problem as an opportunity to create a solution or an opportunity as a problem waiting to be solved. Learning the nuts and bolts of taking an idea and making it a reality, creating a company and generating profits, comes from knowledge and experience.
My Dad had that spark. He saw problems and opportunities and invented solutions. He persevered through failures to achieve success. He used the “Lean Startup Model” and “Growth Hacked” his way to success long before those became trendy terms.
I never fully appreciated his journey and how it paralleled so many of the entrepreneurs I have met over the years until I was preparing his memorial. I honored him and shared his story and the lessons I learned from him in the 100th episode of the Compassionate Capital Radio Show… you can listen to the Podcast
~ Karen Rands