What is it that really differentiates entrepreneurs from others? It's not about his ingenuity, imagination, ability to predict trends or believe in his own ideas, according to a recent article in Quartz. It's the silver spoon bite they were born with.
The 12 Most Successful Businessmen in the PhilippinesHenry Sy (Shoe Mart), Tony Tan Caktiong (Jollibee Foods), Socorro Ramos (National Bookstore), John Gokongwei Jr. Holdings), Edgar Sia (Mang Inasal), Mariano Que (mercury medicine), Crésida Tueres (Greenwich pizza), Cecilio Kwok Pedro (Lamoiyan Corporation).
No, to be a successful entrepreneur, you will definitely need strong guidance, support and knowledge. While modern MBA programs offer a range of entrepreneurship programs ranging from formal courses to startup competitions and incubators, there is a great degree of skepticism around the idea that academics can teach entrepreneurship in a classroom.