Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business. Anthony K. Tjan, Richard J. Harrington. Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business. The epicentre of its thesis revolves around an Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test ( E.A.T.) which determine how much heart, smarts, guts or luck you.

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Find out how you stack up. Most entrepreneur books, especially the ones that ask if you have what it takes to be one, tend to thrive on vague platitudes and aphorisms. Apparently, it took 3 bigwigs to write this. To view it, click here. Want to Read saving…. Transparent, gritty business advice from the entrepreneurs themselves and their inside stories.

Oct 23, HH1 amd it did not like it Shelves: By contrast this one felt very generic. Luck appears to be chaotic and unpredictable but there have been lots of studies done to confirm the philosophy that luck favors the prepared for more on that, check out our review of Get Lucky.

Feb 16, Cristobal rated it it was amazing. We’d love to keep in touch There is an Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test that you can take in the back of the book, or you can visit www. Return to Book Page.

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Good reminder of what it takes to be an entrepreneur!

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Surely, the Art Department produced this test to say a big “screw znd to the Editorial Dept at this publishing company. In general they emphasize the importance of being self aware as far as your own goals and priorities and strengths and weaknesses.

Books by Anthony K. Sep 14, Gregory rated it liked it.

Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck

Spurring deep personal reflection, these probing questions include the following: Subscribe to our Newsletter Submit. That’s not to say the book was bad. Indeed each of us tends to be biased toward one of smatts traits in our decision-making, and figuring out which trait drives you will lead to greater self-awareness and likelihood of success in starting and growing a business.

Recent Posts Social Proof: After torturing my eyes for about 10 minutes, I threw the book against the wall. Within those four traits in the title, the authors delve into what it means to have heart, or smarts, or guts, or even luck.

Ana rated it liked it Oct 06, The ultimate True North question here is this: Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: Open Preview See a Problem?


Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck: What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur and Build a Great Business

You forge a system of accountability, articulate strategy and emphasize performance. During the founding and extending stages, Heart and Guts may be more important while the scaling stage of continuous growth may require more Smarts. They then give a few chapters of fairly general advice such as how to learn from failure and that sort of thing, but nothing that felt really ground breaking. Interesting take on Meyer’s Briggs for entrepreneurs.

There are countless entrepreneurial assessments that quiz you on specific behaviors or success traits. The Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test will change the way you understand yourself, your strengths, and how you work herts. It may sound like another trip to Oz, but Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck is a true story of what it takes to be an entrepreneur and business- builder.

Nad Nagy rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Excellent book that deserves more than one reading.

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Mike June 17, at 6: Gets at the core of what it takes to build a successful entrepreneurial venture.

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