Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Jack Dorsey

by Scott Edward Walker on April 12th, 2012

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series entitled “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we share a favorite video of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.  This week, we again present Jack Dorsey, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Twitter and Co-founder and CEO of Square, and indeed an extraordinary entrepreneur.

In this interesting presentation, Jack shares the following three pieces of golden advice for entrepreneurs:

1)  Start “drawing” your idea and “getting it out of your head” (and seeing it from a “completely different perspective”), and then share it with others;

2)  Recognize when “luck” is around you – i.e., recognize the conditions and situations around you that encourage the execution of your idea; and

3)  Iterate – i.e., get user feedback and be “an editor” – and take all the input and refine your idea.

I hope you enjoy it.  Many thanks, Scott

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