Ordinarily lists like this don't interest me. However, the second item "money means little to them" caught my attention because of the recent attention focused on baby boomer entrepreneurs selling their businesses. The author of this article focuses on people he considers "real" entrepreneurs but I believe there are other entrepreneur/business-owners who focus on autonomy and independence in order to devote time to family and/or other pursuits. It's the difference between "lifestyle" or "work/life balance" entrepreneurs and what Dan Sullivan calls 10x entrepreneurs (those who are passionate about maximum growth).
Could it be that not every entrepreneur wants to sell their business?
7 Things That Set Real Entrepreneurs Apart
Just because you wear a black turtleneck, jeans, and sneakers doesn’t make you Steve Jobs. This is what makes an entrepreneur.
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