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CEO/ENTREPRENEUR: Treat Everyone With Respect; Your Employee Today Could Be Your Boss Tomorrow

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Mitchell is founder and CEO of THINKaha, an organization that helps corporations with their social media and publishing needs. As a Thought Leader Architect, he turns people with expertise into thought leaders. Listen to your heart, follow your own path, and do as many favors as possible; you never know who will give you opportunities in the future!

Degree: Marketing and Finance - Systems Analysis and Operations Research
Job Title: CEO/Entrepreneur
Employer: THINKaha

Job Summary: Entrepreneurs

Job Description

Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. An entrepreneur sees an opportunity and exercises initiative by organizing a venture to turn an idea into reality. An entrepreneur is often seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.

On-the-Job Training

No

Additional Info

Entrepreneurship is defined by risks and rewards. Most people who become entrepreneurs are more comfortable with risks; prefer unstructured working and learning environments and collaborating with small team of people.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
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$0 - $200,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
Not applicable
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Varies Widely, Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Home, Indoor, Office, Remote
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Adventurous, Courageous, Creativity, Leadership ability, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills, Networking, Organizational skills, People skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's degree
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<span m='10240'>have</span> <span m='10360'>expertise,</span> <span m='11090'>and</span> <span m='11190'>we're</span> <span m='11310'>turning</span> <span m='11700'>them into</span> <span m='11930'>recognized</span> <span m='12640'>thought</span> <span m='13020'>leaders.</span> <span m='13990'>So</span> <span m='14350'>I'm</span> <span m='14760'>the</span> <span m='15240'>CEO.</span> <span m='15960'>I'm</span> <span m='16129'>the</span> <span m='16219'>guy</span> <span m='16560'>who</span> <span m='17633'>has</span> <span m='18420'>a</span> <span m='18520'>number</span> <span m='18710'>of</span> <span m='18750'>people</span> <span m='19000'>working</span> <span m='19330'>for</span> <span m='19520'>me,</span> <span m='19660'>a</span> <span m='19730'>number</span> <span m='19970'>of</span> <span m='20030'>partners</span> <span m='20540'>that</span> <span m='20700'>we</span> <span m='20820'>work</span> <span m='21090'>with.</span> </p><p><span m='22400'>I</span> <span m='22570'>have</span> <span m='22820'>started</span> <span m='23370'>15</span> <span m='23990'>different</span> <span m='24360'>companies</span> <span m='24800'>since</span> <span m='25150'>1997.</span> <span m='26860'>The</span> <span m='27070'>real</span> <span m='27260'>benefit,</span> <span m='27780'>and</span> <span m='27950'>one</span> <span m='28080'>of</span> <span m='28130'>the</span> <span m='28190'>benefits</span> <span m='28650'>for</span> <span m='28750'>anyone</span> <span m='29180'>watching</span> <span m='29750'>and</span> <span m='29830'>listening</span> <span m='30660'>is</span> <span m='30950'>I've</span> <span m='31070'>been</span> <span m='31190'>working</span> <span m='31470'>out of</span> <span m='31620'>my</span> <span m='31760'>house</span> <span m='32150'>since</span> <span m='32360'>1997,</span> <span m='33190'>and</span> <span m='33360'>it's</span> <span m='33500'>a</span> <span m='33590'>lot</span> <span m='34070'>of</span> <span m='34170'>fun</span> <span m='34570'>to</span> <span m='34640'>be</span> <span m='34860'>able</span> <span m='35050'>to</span> <span m='35120'>have</span> <span m='35380'>a</span> <span m='35450'>job</span> <span m='35820'>where</span> <span m='35980'>you</span> <span m='36130'>can</span> <span m='36220'>work</span> <span m='36890'>on</span> <span m='37050'>the</span> <span m='37130'>computer,</span> <span m='37600'>on</span> <span m='37690'>the</span> <span m='37770'>phone,</span> <span m='38110'>meet</span> <span m='38300'>people,</span> <span m='38780'>and</span> <span m='38990'>do</span> <span m='39170'>things</span> <span m='39570'>which</span> <span m='39870'>really</span> <span m='40540'>are</span> <span m='40750'>in</span> <span m='41080'>your</span> <span m='41440'>purview.</span> <span m='41890'>What</span> <span m='42090'>you</span> <span m='42230'>want</span> <span m='42430'>to</span> <span m='42500'>do.</span> </p><p><span m='43260'>I</span> <span m='43730'>ended</span> <span m='44060'>up</span> <span m='44710'>having</span> <span m='44860'>an</span> <span m='44950'>undergraduate</span> <span m='45720'>in</span> <span m='45930'>systems</span> <span m='46370'>analysis</span> <span m='46890'>operation</span> <span m='47340'>research,</span> <span m='47790'>having</span> <span m='47930'>an</span> <span m='48030'>MBA</span> <span m='48620'>in</span> <span m='48990'>marketing</span> <span m='49460'>and</span> <span m='49540'>finance.</span> <span m='50700'>And</span> <span m='51380'>one</span> <span m='51680'>of the</span> <span m='51810'>things</span> <span m='52040'>that I</span> <span m='52320'>got</span> <span m='52540'>as</span> <span m='52660'>a</span> <span m='52710'>recommendation,</span> <span m='53370'>which</span> <span m='53580'>I</span> <span m='53680'>still</span> <span m='54100'>would</span> <span m='54500'>recommend</span> <span m='54880'>for</span> <span m='55010'>many</span> <span m='55220'>people</span> <span m='55520'>is</span> <span m='55820'>work</span> <span m='56060'>for a</span> <span m='56200'>large</span> <span m='56470'>company.</span> <span m='57400'>So</span> <span m='57790'>at</span> <span m='57950'>some</span> <span m='58100'>point</span> <span m='58280'>in</span> <span m='58340'>time,</span> <span m='58600'>I</span> <span m='58630'>worked</span> <span m='58860'>for</span> <span m='58960'>Sun</span> <span m='59200'>Microsystems,</span> <span m='59990'>and I</span> <span m='60050'>did</span> <span m='60170'>that</span> <span m='60370'>for</span> <span m='60450'>nine</span> <span m='60940'>years.</span> <span m='61750'>And</span> <span m='61890'>that</span> <span m='62180'>brand</span> <span m='62980'>I</span> <span m='63050'>get</span> <span m='63240'>to</span> <span m='63340'>carry</span> <span m='63650'>with</span> <span m='63850'>me</span> <span m='64030'>for</span> <span m='64300'>everything</span> <span m='64790'>I</span> <span m='64860'>end</span> <span m='65030'>up</span> <span m='65160'>doing.</span> </p><p><span m='65780'>How</span> <span m='66030'>I</span> <span m='66140'>got</span> <span m='66400'>here,</span> <span m='66610'>though, and</span> <span m='66980'>how</span> <span m='67190'>you're</span> <span m='67360'>going</span> <span m='67480'>to</span> <span m='67520'>get</span> <span m='67720'>to</span> <span m='67800'>your</span> <span m='68080'>job</span> <span m='68460'>is</span> <span m='68700'>you're</span> <span m='68955'>going to</span> <span m='69210'>listen to</span> <span m='69260'>your</span> <span m='69370'>heart.</span> <span m='70030'>You're</span> <span m='70150'>going to</span> <span m='70410'>do the</span> <span m='70540'>right</span> <span m='70920'>thing.</span> <span m='71180'>You're</span> <span m='71350'>going</span> <span m='71480'>to</span> <span m='72160'>listen</span> <span m='72740'>to</span> <span m='72850'>the</span> <span m='73000'>opportunity.</span> <span m='73520'>Serendipity.</span> <span m='74400'>The</span> <span m='74560'>opportunity</span> <span m='75610'>is</span> <span m='75750'>going</span> <span m='75860'>to</span> <span m='75920'>walk</span> <span m='76370'>past</span> <span m='76870'>you</span> <span m='76980'>one</span> <span m='77200'>day,</span> <span m='77865'>and</span> <span m='78250'>you're going</span> <span m='78290'>to have</span> <span m='78540'>to</span> <span m='78650'>be</span> <span m='78860'>able</span> <span m='79020'>to</span> <span m='79280'>listen</span> <span m='79650'>to</span> <span m='80270'>that</span> <span m='80630'>message,</span> <span m='81070'>listen</span> <span m='81430'>to</span> <span m='81570'>the</span> <span m='81690'>gift,</span> <span m='82650'>and</span> <span m='83150'>then</span> <span m='83250'>just</span> <span m='83510'>follow</span> <span m='83820'>your</span> <span m='83970'>dreams,</span> <span m='84300'>follow</span> <span m='84640'>your</span> <span m='85120'>path.</span> </p><p><span m='85550'>What's</span> <span m='85800'>interesting</span> <span m='86190'>about</span> <span m='86650'>what</span> <span m='86940'>I</span> <span m='87260'>wish</span> <span m='87520'>I</span> <span m='87620'>knew</span> <span m='88550'>now,</span> <span m='90070'>or</span> <span m='90290'>wish</span> <span m='90590'>I</span> <span m='90660'>knew</span> <span m='90800'>back</span> <span m='91080'>then</span> <span m='91330'>what</span> <span m='91480'>I</span> <span m='91760'>know</span> <span m='91930'>now,</span> <span m='92430'>one of</span> <span m='92730'>the</span> <span m='92850'>things that's</span> <span m='93050'>particularly</span> <span m='93620'>interesting,</span> <span m='94080'>and</span> <span m='94340'>I'm</span> <span m='94620'>talking</span> <span m='94950'>to</span> <span m='95080'>you from</span> <span m='95150'>Silicon Valley.</span> <span m='96210'>What's</span> <span m='96420'>interesting</span> <span m='96850'>about</span> <span m='97090'>Silicon</span> <span m='97380'>Valley</span> <span m='97750'>is</span> <span m='97970'>the</span> <span m='98070'>person</span> <span m='98550'>who</span> <span m='98900'>works</span> <span m='99440'>for</span> <span m='99530'>you</span> <span m='100870'>today,</span> <span m='101690'>or</span> <span m='102220'>works</span> <span m='102760'>three</span> <span m='103010'>or</span> <span m='103060'>four</span> <span m='103310'>levels</span> <span m='103660'>down</span> <span m='103940'>today</span> <span m='104600'>can</span> <span m='104980'>be</span> <span m='105110'>your</span> <span m='105380'>boss</span> <span m='106100'>tomorrow.</span> <span m='107070'>So</span> <span m='107390'>what's</span> <span m='107510'>really</span> <span m='108030'>important</span> <span m='108590'>is</span> <span m='108800'>you</span> <span m='108960'>have</span> <span m='109130'>to</span> <span m='109240'>treat</span> <span m='109500'>everyone</span> <span m='109890'>with</span> <span m='110130'>respect.</span> </p><p><span m='110600'>Give</span> <span m='110870'>everyone</span> <span m='111340'>the</span> <span m='111480'>time</span> <span m='111820'>of</span> <span m='111900'>day.</span> <span m='112560'>You</span> <span m='112740'>never</span> <span m='113020'>know</span> <span m='113410'>who</span> <span m='113660'>you're</span> <span m='113780'>going</span> <span m='113880'>to</span> <span m='113920'>be</span> <span m='114030'>working</span> <span m='114340'>with</span> <span m='114730'>that</span> <span m='114970'>may</span> <span m='115250'>have</span> <span m='115610'>the</span> <span m='115760'>opportunity</span> <span m='116330'>to</span> <span m='116440'>have</span> <span m='116650'>a</span> <span m='116710'>great</span> <span m='117740'>adventure</span> <span m='118270'>for</span> <span m='118400'>you</span> <span m='118520'>to</span> <span m='118600'>plan,</span> <span m='119420'>and</span> <span m='119530'>if</span> <span m='119620'>you were</span> <span m='119900'>mean</span> <span m='120310'>to</span> <span m='120430'>them</span> <span m='120990'>in</span> <span m='121260'>the</span> <span m='121420'>old</span> <span m='121630'>days,</span> <span m='122020'>they're</span> <span m='122240'>not</span> <span m='122430'>going</span> <span m='122530'>to</span> <span m='122600'>recognize</span> <span m='122885'>you</span> <span m='123170'>in</span> <span m='123320'>a</span> <span m='123370'>positive</span> <span m='123850'>way.</span> <span m='124150'>So</span> <span m='124860'>be</span> <span m='125080'>nice</span> <span m='125380'>to</span> <span m='125460'>everyone,</span> <span m='125850'>do</span> <span m='126100'>as</span> <span m='126250'>many</span> <span m='126500'>favors</span> <span m='126970'>as</span> <span m='127100'>possible,</span> <span m='128030'>and</span> <span m='128370'>what'll</span> <span m='128660'>come</span> <span m='128840'>back</span> <span m='129160'>to</span> <span m='129289'>you</span> <span m='129699'>will</span> <span m='129870'>come</span> <span m='130009'>back</span> <span m='130259'>in</span> <span 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