Today's entrepreneur: David Austin

Meliza Solan Surdi · February 17, 2011 · Short URL:

No. 1 mistake: Losing focus and drive; locking themselves in the closet

Entrepreneurs often choose the path of innovation, without realizing the roller coaster journey that comes with it. 

They have their good days and bad days. But at the end of the day, these adventurous thrill-seekers are the ones who are changing the world.

They're also the ones making the mistakes and failures that become  beneficial lessons for the rest of us.

Today's entrepreneur is David Austin, founder and CEO of SoShopping.

According to his VEQ, he is good at project development, technology design, and networking.

I Am: An Entrepreneur

Name companies you've founded or co-founded:

Vortal Group Inc.,

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I'm bursting with ideas!

List your favorite startups:

Any Company that Becomes a Success!

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Frustrating: Lack of Time.
Rewarding: Cash Money!

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Losing Focus.
Losing Drive.
Locking themselves in a Closet.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Be an Animal!
Learn Fast, Fix Faster!
Small Model, Success, then Grow

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