Creative entrepreneurs makes all of the business world go ’round and they usually are pretty interesting people.
Even though they all share some basic characteristics, like the ability to take punches or the desire for true independence, it would too simplistic to say that creative entrepreneurs are all the same. They have different motivations, tastes, strengths, and weaknesses.
To say the truth, there are many different types of entrepreneurs. What are they? What makes them special? Which type do you belong to?
The World Changer
The world changer thrives to make the world a better place. And they are going to do whatever they can to make it happen. They understand the concept of society, harmony and empathy and they are fuelled by the desire to create something that will benefit people’s lives.
Before being entrepreneurs, World changers are philanthropists. They don’t care about having a particularly lucrative career.
They might create a device to make water drinkable where it is not. They might create a nonprofit to help people in need. Who knows?
One famous world changer is Andrew Carnegie, who expanded the steel industry as well as the American railroad system, changing American society’s infrastructure and creating tons of jobs in the process. (He was so committed to helping others that he gave 90% of his money to charity.)
Survivors are one of a kind…
They are sick of the 9-5 and may have had some bad professional experiences in the past. They decided to rebel against the system and take control of their lives. They started their own business for the freedom and financial independence it entails.
And they are right! Starting your own business is the key to your dream life!
One famous survivor is Jan Koum who immigrated to the U.S. from Ukraine with his food stamps. He is now the founder of famous messaging app “WhatsApp” and is now worth $6.8 billion.
They think outside the box. In fact, there’s no such thing as a box in their world. Visionaries are known for their innovative minds, creativity and ultimate devotion to their ideas.
They are also known for their marketing and branding skills.
Like modern gurus, their goal is to preach new ideas and convince people that it will change their lives forever. For many, it is a risky gamble but for some, it works. They become modern icons and superstars, like Gary Vee.
This famous entrepreneur maybe the most relevant and famous visionary in 2019! He pioneered Vayner Media into a multi-million dollar empire through the use of social media streams.
They are walking excel spreadsheets. In fact, their excel spreadsheets are organized in excel spreadsheets…
They know everything about their businesses, there is no angle they haven’t considered or stone they left unturned. They have done their homework, that’s for sure!
Money is their main motivation and their strategic thinking skills and analytical mind will definitely get you good results.
One famous strategist is Elon Musk, whose shrewd understanding of the auto industry allowed him to create one of the most in-demand products on the market today.