15 Inspiring Leadership Articles for Entrepreneurs

These fifteen inspiring leadership articles design to help entrepreneurs lead from the inside out.

What does it mean to become a great leader — personally and professionally? Leadership has been described as “a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task”. Arguably, there is much more to leadership.

Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric suggests, “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” While political scientist Henry Kissinger noted that, “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.”

Leadership expert John Maxwell asserts, “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”

But what does it mean to be an entrepreneurial leader? These fifteen inspiring leadership articles are designed to help entrepreneurs lead from the inside out.

 

  1. The Sole Proprietor Dilemma: Are You Really Your Own Boss?

    What happens when there is no boss — no single person managing other people, as is the case of a sole proprietor? The business entity, owned and run by one individual, has no legal (and in most cases operational) distinction between the owner and the business.

  2. Can Your Small Business Withstand the Foxhole Test?

    The foxhole test is a very high standard. How does a co-founder, investor, employee, mentor, supplier, etc. handle adversity? Quite simply, “Could I trust this person in the foxhole with me?” Application of this principal is a matter of gut instinct and individual preference, but here are five swift guidelines to measure those around you.

  3. How to Effectively Share Your Company Vision

    The future of the business is so vivid and real to the founder that they sometimes have trouble relaying that information to others. And in order to get people interested in your business, it is your duty to enthrall and enlighten them. The following tips will help you share your company vision effectively with just about anyone.

  4. 10 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

    Often, the question of “what now?” silently plagues many entrepreneurs. The overwhelming vastness and vagueness of executing non-stop can weigh on the best of us. Entrepreneurship then brings up lots of questions. Yet if you don’t ask the right questions, you could possibly forever remain stuck.

  5. 10 Daily Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

    At times, as entrepreneurs, we make business tougher than it has to be. Ultimately success is not tucked away in the grand moments of business. Rather it is revealed in the things we do day-in and day-out that fuel our greatest accomplishments. So, if you are ready to accomplish more consider a few of these ten daily habits to kick your business into high gear.

  6. The #1 Silent Business Killer Among Entrepreneurs

    Has your business overpowered your thoughts in such a way that it’s hard to remain focused? Have you taken a leap of faith in your business, recently? Maybe you just endeavored on a new launch that presents a ton of risk? Or possibly, you have exciting plans for your business, but the sheer magnitude of your vision leaves you wondering – “Where do we go from here?”

  7. Tap Into Emotional IQ to Become a Great Leader

    What is it that turns an entrepreneur’s small business into a success — or the average person into a leader? Truly innovative, successful individuals get to where they are not by selling a product, but by selling what they believe. What drives their success is the ability to inspire, and at the core — it is emotional IQ.

 

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