Entrepreneurial Lessons: Find Value and Make Impact

Title: Entrepreneurial Lessons: Find Value and Make Impact
Date: 2010-09-29
Speaker: Amit Chatterjee (Hara)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
 
The path not often taken is more often the way you want to go.
Don’t assume that building a company vs. financially engineering a company are the same thing.
Success isn't always about the financial outcome. It is also about the lasting impact you're going to have.Build something that is great and then let the world find out about it.
If you focus on your one geography you’re going to miss a huge opportunity.
Frugality as an entrepreneur is very important.
Do more than (your competitors) do.
The team is probably the most important thing.
If you know somebody doesn’t fit the company get them out.
Your employees either need to be on the boat or not.
You don’t build to flip. You build to last.
Success isn’t always about the financial outcome. It is also about the lasting impact you’re going to have.
You have to demand excellence.
You have to build a culture within your organization where everybody is great at doing something amazing.
Hire the best. Never compromise on that topic.
Focus on value integration.
Your last customer is your last reference.
Surround yourself with the best and brightest minds.
Just build it.
Believe you can be successful.
You shouldn’t worry about the current quarter. You should be focused on building a pipeline.
Coding is 5% of the solution. It is only a portion of the story.
Talk about the art of the possible.
You recruit by selling a part of you.
Entrepreneurship is about finding value in what you do.