The reality is that visionaries like Steve Jobs haven’t been successful because they thought of something amazing and original out of thin air. Rather, they were gifted at constantly persuading many people to follow them on their journey to something amazing and original. To succeed, startup founders need to cultivate persuasion as a skill and habit. That’s how they’re going to get the funding, the talent, the momentum to make their vision work.
Author: Tyler Odean
Source: First Round Review
Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Organizational Behavior, Personal Development