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Qualities You Need if You Want to Lead a Start-Up

Written by Jimmy Rustling

Start-ups are getting popular these days. It allows everyone to have a shot at starting a business. As long as you have a great idea, you can find potential investors who would want to take a risk on you. If you want to succeed in this endeavour, these are the qualities you need to possess.

Confidence in public speaking

You have to show how confident you are when talking in front of other people. You will do it all the time. From your potential investors to potential customers, your speaking skills could be extremely important. If you can convince people to believe in what you have to offer, your business will most likely succeed. Of course, you also need to have the right props and equipment when speaking. Don’t forget to invest in a projector mount to have a smooth flow for the presentations. Even if you’re a good speaker, if you keep talking for an hour, no one will listen to you. It’s better to have props too.


This word refers to your ability to see the bigger picture of things. It’s important for you to understand what will happen in the long run. You see the connection of every small detail with the bigger goal. You also don’t feel terrible because of one failure because you know that there are other potential successes in the future.

Good motivator

Being the head of the group, you need to be the leader in motivating everyone. Even if things seem hopeless and aren’t going as planned, you have to stay positive. Make sure everyone in your team doesn’t lose hope and encourage them to work harder. If hope crumbles from the top, everything else could fall apart.


You can ask the most successful start-up leaders, and they will tell you about what they went through to achieve what they have. They will tell you that they had to work hard for everything that they enjoy now since nothing came on a silver platter. It also means that they experienced several rejections. Despite what they went through, they remained tough. They were humble enough to accept mistakes and move on. Humility is also about learning from the mistakes of the past and using them to be better in the future.


Your ideas won’t always be perfect, but it doesn’t mean you have to stop there. You need to work hard to improve whatever you have now. Start-up leaders always think of ways to make lives easier. They’re relentless in looking at things from different perspectives. They aren’t satisfied with the status quo and are always searching for something new.

With these qualities, you will go a long way. You will see your business succeed. Even if you’re good and you have wonderful ideas, you can’t immediately expect to succeed. It’s a long process, and you have to stay patient if you want to achieve anything. Learn from others and use it to improve.


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About the author

Jimmy Rustling

Born at an early age, Jimmy Rustling has found solace and comfort knowing that his humble actions have made this multiverse a better place for every man, woman and child ever known to exist. Dr. Jimmy Rustling has won many awards for excellence in writing including fourteen Peabody awards and a handful of Pulitzer Prizes. When Jimmies are not being Rustled the kind Dr. enjoys being an amazing husband to his beautiful, soulmate; Anastasia, a Russian mail order bride of almost 2 months. Dr. Rustling also spends 12-15 hours each day teaching their adopted 8-year-old Syrian refugee daughter how to read and write.