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Entrepreneur Able

As a teenager, I mowed grass for a living. I certainly did not have the skills that full-time landscapers have… I just mowed grass. But later in life when I had a disability, the entrepreneur side of me came to a screeching halt… you know, because I had a disability and all. Continue reading ‘Entrepreneur Able’

Hiring that Entrepreneurial Spirit, not the Entrepreneur

CorneliusI have a lot of experience when it comes to interviewing. I have been the interviewer and the interviewee on several occasions, and one of the most unnerving questions asked during any interview is “where do you see yourself in five years?” Most of the time, people with an entrepreneurial spirit, although they plan on being with the company for the long run, also have personal goals outside the job. That’s why this question can be a deal maker or deal breaker. I believe that every company would want someone with an entrepreneurial spirit rather than a person who is simply an entrepreneur. These are the people who challenge the norm, have original opinions that move a discussion forward, and act with tenacity and determination.
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