5 Must-Haves of an Entrepreneurial Career

Title: 5 Must-Haves of an Entrepreneurial Career
Date: 2007-02-14
Speaker: Gregory Waldorf (eHarmony)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
 
You will probably not be very successful in finding the next Google.
Surround yourself with great people. The company part will most likely work itself out over the course of your career.
Be willing to take risks.
Don’t go the safe path.
Never pass up an opportunity because you are afraid of falling behind your peers.
Be willing to adapt.
If you have a photo posted on eHarmony you are eight times more likely to get a response.
It will take time to find yourself in the right career space.
Work on something you care deeply about.
Put your plan into action now.
Take charge of your career.
Really good jobs won’t come to you. You are going to have to go out and get them.
Find yourself in a customer facing job.
Now is the time. Don’t wait. It doesn’t get easier.
If you’re still in school work for someone great.
One of the best questions to ask is “what happened to the people who had this job before me?”
There is an enormous amount of good fortune you need to have in your entrepreneurial career.