Investor Connect Podcast

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

Startup founders need general business skills to run a startup.

Here’s a list of skills to bring to your startup:

  • Ability to make decisions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to take risks on new ideas, people, and strategies.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and precise manner.
  • Ability to show confidence in your business plan and team.
  • Ability to show competitiveness in the market.
  • Ability to show creativity in designing products and offering solutions to problems.
  • Ability to delegate basic responsibilities and tasks to others.
  • Ability to stick with the project through defeats and failures.
  • Ability to show discipline in achieving goals.
  • Ability to learn new things including technologies, processes, and markets.
  • Ability to identify business opportunities when they arise.
  • Ability to set up a plan and execute it.
  • Ability to sell yourself and your ideas.
  • Ability to manage your time efficiently and effectively.

For startup founders, these are the general skills you’ll need to run your business in the early days. 

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