2. It’s in the do­ing

Finweek English Edition - - INSIGHT -

Whether it’s the abil­ity to seize an op­por­tu­nity or the be­lief that he or she (more than likely a ‘ he’) is able to change their cir­cum­stances, the en­trepreneur is a doer. The en­trepreneur gen­er­ally views sleep as a waste of time that could be bet­ter spent do­ing some­thing. Din­ner is a chance to net­work, go­ing to the bath­room is a chance to check emails, a red traf­fic light is a chance to make a quick call, and they can rarely strike a bal­ance be­tween a per­sonal life and their next new ven­ture be­cause they don’t see the need to com­part­men­talise ar­eas of their life. The en­trepreneur does not un­der­stand words like ‘ hol­i­day’, ‘evening’ or ‘week­end’ and this makes be­ing mar­ried to one par­tic­u­larly chal­leng­ing.

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