The mantra of following your passion is so deeply linked to the success of business leaders, artists and innovators that it almost comes as a footnote when handing out advice to would-be entrepreneurs. It’s hours and hours of hard work and it requires total dedication.
There are managers who coach and managers who don’t. Leaders in the latter category are not necessarily bad managers, but they are neglecting an effective tool to develop talent.
As an entrepreneur you may be inclined to take on all challenges, obstacles, and complications that prevent your business from succeeding. A need for independence and a strong sense of self-confidence are both driving forces of entrepreneurship, as well as potential impediments.