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Carol Roth on Whether Entrepreneurs are Born or Made

Written By: Catherine Morgan | Comments Off on Carol Roth on Whether Entrepreneurs are Born or Made

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Is it nature or nurture?

Like most things, the answer is, “It’s complicated…”

As you probably know, Carol Roth is the New York Times bestselling author of The Entrepreneur Equation, so she has given a lot of thought to this topic.

In this short interview, we talk about the importance of learning how to take risk and learning how to fail – because you will fail. It’s a certainty. Therefore, it’s important to learn how to fail fast, fail cheaply, and never fail the same way twice.

As an entrepreneur, you will live in a constant state of chaos, so you might as well get used to it.

You’ll have to watch the interview to see where Carol falls on whether being an entrepreneur is an innate ability, or whether it can be learned.

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Catherine Morgan is the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. She specializes in helping entrepreneurs transition to corporate jobs they love. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant who was employed by three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to career transition, small business, productivity, and mental health. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.