Creating Genius Magazine Winter Issue - Page 10

* letter from the editor-in-chief E ntrepreneurs think differently, a necessary condition in a time when it’s so easy to reason that money will solve all your problems. Entrepreneurship is a movement, and funding is just one piece of the puzzle. A new breed of entrepreneurs also requires support systems that evolve with them, through the transitional phase from childhood business to full inclusion into the growing social group that encompasses every startup and established company. In a world where you are fully responsible for the success or failure of your own company, support from others is the fuel to carry on, to move forward no matter the outcome. That’s exactly how working in a community of entrepreneurs should be and it’s something that shouldn’t be limited by where you live or which companies are at your door. This first issue is a testament to a quiet revolution Natalie MacNeil describes as “taking shape right now among women.” Unlike generations of women before, these women are opting to make a real difference as entrepreneurs and business leaders in the corporate world. Today, terms entrepreneur and business leader imply qualities of leadership, initiative and innovation in business. Finding these qualities within yourself – man or woman – rarely comes e \