Frequently Asked Questions

February 8th, 2016 FAQ

Here are some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Entrepreneurial Psyche program. Do take some time to read through and feel free to ask more questions. (more…)

What is Ba Zi

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

BaZi in Chinese means “8 characters”. Most Chinese know it is a Fortune Telling tool, but its real purpose is more than to tell your fortune. It is actually used to tell what kind of Qi (or energy) that we born with. Our characters are different from each other because our Qi are different.
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How do we determine a person’s archetype

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

The current methods used by Western psychologists to capture the personality of a person are primarily questionnaire-based. The questionnaires are either taken by the person himself or by third-parties (superiors, subordinates, colleagues, etc.) Obviously, the questionnaire-based methods aren’t too reliable as responses can be faked or they may contain bias.
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The Five Entrepreneurial Archetypes

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

Earlier, we had seen what are The Five Entrepreneurial Trait Domains, and what is an archetype. Now is time to introduce the Five Entrepreneurial Archetypes. These five archetypes that I am presenting today epitomize the primary characteristics of what a successful entrepreneur must possess. (more…)

What is an archetype

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

In an earlier article, I mentioned that character is more important than personality when analysing an entrepreneur’s success or failure. But how can we describe a person’s character? We can either use a long list of descriptive adjectives or to use something called Archetype.
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The Five Entrepreneurial Trait Domains

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

For decades, academics and researchers have been trying to study the traits of successful entrepreneurs, with the hope of nurturing future entrepreneurs. A search on the Internet will generate a long list of traits that entrepreneurs must have in order to succeed. However, many of these traits are overlapping with each other. (more…)

Character vs Personality

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

Many people use the words character and personality interchangeably, but they are actually very different.

Personality comes from the Latin word Persona, which refers to an actor’s mask. In other words, personality is the public face/mask that we show to everyone. Since personality (more…)

What is an entrepreneur

January 27th, 2016 FAQ

The word Entrepreneur was first coined by French economist Jean-Baptiste Say, who pointed out that an entrepreneur is one who moves economic resources out from inefficient areas into higher productivity and greater yield areas.

Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon took the meaning of entrepreneurship further. Cantillon divided our society into two principal classes: fixed income wage-earners and non-fixed income earners. According to Cantillon, entrepreneurs are (more…)

The Warrior Archetype

February 27th, 2014 Archetypes

The first entrepreneurial archetype is the Warrior, who is also known as Fighter, Hero, or Hunter.
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The Influencer Archetype

February 27th, 2014 Archetypes

The second entrepreneurial archetype is the Influencer, who is also known as Visionary, Connector, or Ringleader.
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