Episode 166

Gino Wickman on Knowing When To Start Your Own Business (Repost)


Gino Wickman is one of the most influential thinkers in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is the founder of EOS Worldwide and the creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System, a practical method for helping companies achieve greatness. He has delivered over 1900 trainings to help companies implement EOS into their organizations and has transformed thousands of businesses with his work. He is the author of multiple bestselling books, including Traction, Rocket Fuel and his latest, Entrepreneurial Leap.

Three Key Things You’ll Learn:

1. How the best organizations use EOS to get in alignment.
2. How to know when the time is right to start your entrepreneurial journey.
3. Eight crucial mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid when making the leap.

Learn More about Gino
Gino’s Bio
Gino’s Company – Entrepreneurial Leap
Gino’s New Book – Entrepreneurial Leap
EOS Worldwide
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Topics in the Episode

  • How Gino began his career by taking over his family business at a young age (1:55)
  • How Gino conceived of the Visionary/Integrator framework, an essential part of EOS (4:20)
  • How Gino summarizes the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), and why it works (7:05)
  • Why Gino shifted his focus to helping entrepreneurs make the leap into starting their own businesses (19:55)
  • The difference between entrepreneurs, intrepreneurs and wantrepreneurs (26:10)
  • The myth of overnight success in entrepreneurship (32:45)
  • The most common mistakes that can arise in the entrepreneurial leap, and how to avoid them (39:45)
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