Five Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur

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Researchers and psychologists have spent decades working to dissect and analyze the personality characteristics intrinsic to successful entrepreneurs. While a number of theories have been advanced about what it takes to achieve entrepreneurial success, none have tapped directly into the collective  wisdom of the entrepreneurs themselves. In The Five Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur, serial entrepreneurs Ryan Westwood and Travis Johnson recount their two year mission to survey 100,000 highly successful U.S. business CEOs and founders whose organizations have grossed at least $1 million in annual revenue.

Armed with survey results from more than 2,600 respondents from across the nation, Mr. Westwood and Mr. Johnson take an in-depth look at the five  personality traits most commonly identified as essential to entrepreneurial success. Filled with real-life examples, insightful analysis, and action plans at the end of each chapter, The Five Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur is an unprecedented journey into the rich, nuanced fabric that has made American entrepreneurs the most savvy and innovative on earth. It is a must-read for any aspiring entrepreneur seeking to follow a clear path to success—and for any accomplished entrepreneur seeking to impart the most salient, relevant advice to the next generation.
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Ryan Westwood is an accomplished entrepreneur, educator, mentor, and community leader and philanthropist. An Inc. 500 CEO, Mr. Westwood successfully exited two start-up companies before age 30 and does angel investment work through JW Capital. He presently serves as CEO of the SaaS company Simplus. Mr. Westwood is an inspirational speaker and prolific author whose work has been featured in Forbes, Inc., The Wall Street Journal, and other national business publications. His website, RyanWestwood.com, serves as a community resource for fellow entrepreneurs, offering news, analysis, and advice about critical issues in entrepreneurship. 

Travis Johnson owns and manages a commercial real estate portfolio in excess of $24 million and serves on the board of directors for several companies, including Simplus, PC Care Support, Eco Flower, and LionHeart Innovations. Long drawn to the technology sector, Mr. Johnson got his first Apple computer at age 12, obtained his Certified Novell Engineer certificate at age 19, and founded one of the largest wireless Internet Service Provider companies at age 24. He was recognized with the Outstanding WISP Operator award in 2007. Mr. Johnson also serves as co-founder and managing director of JW Capital, an angel investment group that accelerates the growth of startup companies.

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Sourced Media Books, LLC
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Published on
Mar 9, 2016
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Pages
175
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ISBN
9781937458881
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English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Management Science
Business & Economics / Personal Success
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