Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.
This week's top articles include the secret to figuring out your entrepreneurial strengths and weaknesses; how to thank your team this holiday season; why you're going to fail if you don't ask users to pay; and more.
Check out our must read articles for the week of November 24 - November 30:
|What Kind of Entrepreneur are You?|
|The other day I read an interesting book called Entrepreneurial DNA, by Joe Abraham, the founder of BOSI Global, an operating partner to venture-backed and owner-operated companies. The book is based on Joe’s study of over 1,000 entrepreneurs. The research confirmed the discovery that all entrepreneurs are not all wired the same way.|
|How to Give Thanks to Your Team, Customers and Vendors this Thanksgiving|
|Every entrepreneur knows how lucky she is to find the best partners, employees and customers, but how often do we thank these fine folks wholeheartedly for putting their faith behind us? Your employees, in particular, have dedicated a large percentage of their day to your vision. It’s important to remind every aspect of your company’s DNA that they are valued.
|Your Product is Bullshit and You're Going to Fail if You Don't Ask Users to Pay|
|It’s true. I’m sorry I have to be the one to tell you. Most people don’t want to hurt your feelings.|
|The Origin of the Entrepreneurial Species|
Inc. editor-in-chief George Gendron and Amar BhidÉ, author of The Origin and Evolution of New Businesses, discuss BhidÉ's surprising conclusions about risk taking, bootstrapping, and successful start-ups.