Leadership often results in people starting businesses, especially when paired with autonomy.

Leadership: the action of leading a group of people or an organization.

At the helm of every great enterprise, you will find someone driven to lead. For some leadership is natural for others it is a learned skill, either way without someone leading the way it is highly unlikely a business will survive let alone thrive.

What we found was that the desire to lead often led people to bring people together to achieve a goal.

We found 15 reasons why people start businesses.

For a look at the 15 reasons as well as the personality traits that are most commonly found in entrepreneurs please visit the full study here: Why people start businesses.

What leadership driven entrepreneurs had to say about starting a business.

My company was born out of a desire to lead because I believe I was put on
Earth to help America fight the Opportunity Divide as automation,
globalization, economic disparity, and political polarization stymie out
country’s growth and progress. That’s why I founded Transizion. We help
students with college and career guidance by pairing them up with
experienced mentors who advise them through their high school needs.

Jason Patel, Transizion

Everybody wants to be led. Except for me. I want to lead. I’m there for my friends, and I’d like to think I’m there for my employees.

Tilman Fertitta, Landry’s Inc

I’ve always seen leadership as taking responsibility for the well-being of others. Figuring out where we are going and how we are going to get there gets me out of bed in the morning and is the main driver for me.

CJ DeGuara, Redzel

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