Innovating Through Artistry

Artist vs Entrepreneur

In Entrepreneurial Tool Box on March 19, 2008 at 5:53 am

Artists are taught to get it right the first time.
Entrepreneurs are taught that it is OK to make mistakes and improve.

Artists spend money on lessons, instruments and supplies with no expectation of financial return.
Entrepreneurs spend money on lessons, instruments and supplies that are needed to develop their idea or venture.

Artists focus endlessly on refining and improving their art form.
Entrepreneurs focus on refining and improving their products and services to the extent it fills a customer need.

Artists base their value on how well they create, play or perform.
Entrepreneurs base their value on how much others will pay for their service or product.

Artists are masters of expression.
Entrepreneurs use expression to masterfully guide the success of their venture.

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