All the stats in the world cannot explain the magic of entrepreneurship. We defy the odds of science with a burning desire that propels our actions forward, and through every obstacle we face.
Experience is the worst teacher for taking a leap into entrepreneurial activities. Cash is only a resource that does not need to be provided by the entrepreneur themself.
A midfielder on the pitch does play a pivotal role in the game of soccer, while this position is likely to produce great players because of the skill required to make a good midfielder, other positions are capable of producing an entrepreneur’s mindset.
There are many personality types that make great entrepreneurs and lead to become exceptional CEO’s by operating from their own skills and expertise that make them unique as they are.
Read this post by Ben Horowitz for firsthand lessons learned by a VC, when selecting great founders that will carry out company visions successfully.