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There’s One Attribute That Makes an Entrepreneur a Great Long-Term Leader

From Jeff Bezos to Bill Gates to Elon Musk, we are in the age of founders as long-term leaders. Why?

Bill Gates sits on a red armchair and poses for a picture during the funding conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS.
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ItIt is conventional wisdom that what it takes to get a business off the ground is very different than the skills necessary to manage a company as it matures. In the natural…




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Joel Shulman

Joel Shulman

Founder/CIO at EntrepreneurShares and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College. He has an MPA from Harvard as well as Ph.D., CFA credentials.

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