“Who’s starting these companies? It’s these random people…..”
Successful business leader passionate about raising kids to be entrepreneurs. For over 20 years, Cameron Herold has been coaching, speaking to, or helping entrepreneurs build companies on five continents.
I thought this was a great talk – particularly his mention of ADD and Bi-Polar disorder – nicknamed the ‘CEO Disease’. Turns out many leading entrepreneurs i.e. Ted Turner, Steve Jobs, etc are Bi-Polar.
People I’ve met that are Bi-Polar have been so full of energy & enthusiasm and great fun to be with – often inspiring & bursting with ideas and I get the impression that they could achieve anything…. (when they’re not on a downer that is…). Society should be more accepting of people that are different and look at the positives, not just the negatives. As Cameron Herold said “you can see these signs in kids and what we’re doing is giving them Ritalin and saying don’t be an entrepreneurial type, fit into this other system and try to become a student“. Do you think Steve Jobs would be such a success if he’d been force fed Ritalin?? I don’t think so…. Read more…