Chris’s note: This is the first guest post I’ve accepted here at ChrisVanPatten.com, and I’m excited that it’s on such a unique topic. Below, Jake Magleby walks you through why humility is such an essential part of the culture of a startup and its leaders… totally worth reading and absorbing. I couldn’t agree more with Jake’s points! Share your thoughts in the comments, and enjoy the post.
There are plenty of attributes that can cause a startup business to fail. Low funds, lack of passion, and poor economic circumstances can all bring a company’s progress to a screeching halt. While these problems cannot always be solved immediately, humility is a trait that can help a business during the rough patches in its earliest phases.[Read more...]