Recently I have been asked many times - What do people look for in new employees ? or what makes an entrepreneur ?
I do believe my drive and determination came from my international hockey years from the age of 15. GRIT when playing England Hockey was an essential ingredient - as I believe it is being an entrepreneur.
Businesses can learn a lot from the New Zealand All Blacks - here is just one article on their ability to continually win.
5 Characteristics of Grit - click here
Please see below for a couple of excellent speakers on the topic of GRIT.
Angela Duckworth is a Professor of Phschology and runs the Duckworth Lab at the University of Pennsylvania
You can buy the Book GRIT by Dr Paul Stoltz - click here