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Jan 15Liked by Molly Mielke

Great piece!

Seems an important concept that successful entrepreneurs often combine a strong desire to win (including experiencing the fruits of their labor) while also having a moral compass, not treating business relationships too transactionally, and generally wanting to make the world a better place. Wish this nuance was covered more directly in entrepreneurial education (startup accelerators, business school, etc).

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Thank you Adam! Perfect synopsis :)

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Great read!

More on entrepreneurs:

One entrepreneur has an inward expression of their autonomy. They become sales people and can commercialize their morals. They are the most independent because their charisma is transactional. They are the business model.

Others are are more outward and can build a research machine directed towards a frontier. Or hack together a company that feels good about their capital intentions. They are the ones leading the solving of our moral dilemmas and are the founders we recognize.

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