Originally found at Forbes, by Shama Hyder.
When we think of entrepreneurs, we often think of one leader—the lone CEO, the idealistic founder, and so on.
But building a business isn’t a one-man job, even if you’re in the early stages. Perhaps, more formally, an early-stage business only has one employee (its founder), but even still, that person is surrounded by a network of a supportive community.
This image of entrepreneurship is, however, inconsistent with studies of successful startups. According to a study published in the Academy of Management, the most successful startups are made up of people with varied skillsets who have a shared passion and vision for the project.
Whether your company is in the beginning stages, or you’re working with a full-fledged staff, shared passion is the common denominator in successful businesses. Here’s what to look for when adding team members.
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