Terry Matthews is quoted in Report on Business magazine, "I'm increasingly convinced that being an entrepreneur-the first time-is circumstantial. But being a serial entrepreneur is something that I truly believe is deep-rooted in the individual." Terry goes on to explain that the start up stage involves a whoel different set of skills to once the company has matured and is running with set systems.
My book, Money Magnet, spends a whole chapter taking business owners though the concept that their skills which got them to where they are may not be the skills they need to take the company to the next stage of growth - hence, invite in private equity partners. Visit my book's website for a free download of this chapter. http//www.moneymagnetbook.ca
Terry is with Celtic House, one of the top funds for IT companies who are also featured in Money Magnet.