What Makes an Entrepreneur? (1/11) – Tenacity

Tenacity is probably the most important attribute in an entrepreneur.  It’s the person who never gives up – who never accepts “no” for an answer. Some founders have that extra quality that makes them never give up.  At times it goes as far as being chutzpah.  And I see this extra dose of tenacity in only about 1 of 10 entrepreneurs that I see.  And if you’re not naturally one of these people you probably know it, too.  You see that peer who always pushes things further than you normally would.  What are you going to get further out of your comfort zone and be more tenacious?  It is really what separates the wheat from the chaff.

 

(Full Post: http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2009/12/15/what-makes-an-entrepreneur-111-tenacity/)


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Mark Suster 

Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur and an investor. He joined Upfront Ventures in 2007 as a General Partner after selling his company Koral to Salesforce.com. He focuses on early-stage technology companies. 

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