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3 Key Characteristics of the Best Startup CEOs

If you’re thinking of starting a company or already started one, see how you fit with the most common characteristics of startup CEOs described below.


When times get tough, the tough get going. As every startup CEO knows. that journey to success will be a roller coaster. But even if you’re the CEO, and you start going downhill, you won’t be willing to quit. Regardless of how bootstrapped they may become, true entrepreneurs need to know how to get by with what they have.

Laser focus

If you’re thinking of starting a company, you probably won’t have the money, team or even the time to do everything you want to do. Instead of focusing on a product with a ton of features, however, start with just a few and expand to something bigger. This could also mean starting in one market and then expanding.

A sponge-like nature

Being an entrepreneur requires a learning curve. If you’re not willing to learn, think about leaving the startup world. You need to be able to soak in everything and anything you can, just like a sponge. The more you learn, the better.

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