Exploring Misconceptions of Being an Entrepreneur

During a special Career Talk session of ExecuNet Master Class, Pete Gilfillan, franchise consultant author of the international bestseller Hire Yourselfaddressed common misconceptions of being an entrepreneur.

Topics discussed in this segment are where the investment capital comes from; how much you need; dorm room geniuses; taking risks; learning to be an entrepreneur; entrepreneurial mindset; being first to market; the second-career entrepreneur; time for a personal life.

Listen to this excerpt from the complete Career Talk to hear what Pete had to say about these misconceptions.



William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Associate Director of Content Marketing, where he develops engaging job search, career path, and leadership insight to build ExecuNet's brand recognition as the leader in senior-level executive job search and all matters career.

He delivers executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand, amplifying the power of ExecuNet's expert voices and shaping the content strategy.

Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework. It is his training as an educator which allows Will to take complex ideas and make them simple for busy executives to understand and to execute.

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