Leadership in Manufacturing
E42: Challenges around entrepreneurship (the good, the bad and the ugly side)
July 5, 2022
There's no doubt that entrepreneurship is exciting and rewarding. But there's also a lot of hard work involved. And sometimes that hard work isn't glamorous at all. That's why curiosity is important. Curiosity helps you understand the not glamorous side of entrepreneurial life. In this episode, we have guest Eric Lo, CEO and Co-founder at Krado Inc. Eric talks about the "pretty" and "ugly" sides of entrepreneurship and shares his experience when starting Krado (a plant care startup using data from sensors, and guidance from expert growers). He talks about the one thing you really need as an entrepreneurial person is curiosity, you need to be interested in the unknown and want to dive deep into it, this is the most important thing for you to keep yourself alive in this business. Eric also talks about the need for entrepreneurs to be "on their feet" learn new things constantly and adapt to constant rapid changes. "The biggest thing you have to do is believe in yourself. That's the biggest hurdle" Eric Lo. Key Takeaways: Entrepreneurship is a journey of learning. The biggest thing you need to do is believe in your ability to succeed. That's the biggest obstacle Failing means you're pushing hard. Failing means you're learning When you're curious about something, you ask questions. You don't just sit back and take things for granted. You explore, experiment, and try different approaches. Curiosity also means being willing to explore new ideas, new ways of thinking, and new experiences. Entrepreneurship is a journey, and you need to be open to exploring new paths, new places, and new people. In short, curiosity makes you better prepared for entrepreneurship. You can reach Eric on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-lo-krado/ or visit Krado: https://www.krado.co/ For more content like this, subscribe to Mind The Innovation on Apple or Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. you can find Sannah on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sannahvinding/ or visit this website: https://mindtheinnovation.com Thanks for Listening! #sannahvinding #mindtheinnovation #innovation #leadership #strategy #innovationstrategy #futureofwork #leadershipdevelopment #futureleaders #leadershippodcast #peopleskills #changemanagement #startup #communication #problemsolving #peoplecentric #companyculture #professionaldevelopment #podcast #innominders