Entrepreneur as Pioneer
Author : Yuri Maricich, MD/MBA
To be an entrepreneur is to be a pioneer. Each day is different, presenting new challenges and opportunities as the entrepreneur seeks to implement solutions to particular problems. The term “entrepreneur” was first defined by Irish economist Richard Cantillon. While precise definitions vary, this definition used by researchers at Harvard encompasses both for-profit and social-enterprises, in that an entrepreneur is someone who pursues an opportunity beyond the resources currently controlled.