Alan Manly featured in The Hip Pocket
Article Date: 08/04/2016
Article Title: The Yin and Yang of Being a Successful Entrepreneur
Everyone has an opinion about what makes an entrepreneur successful. Motivated by genuine interest or natural envy, it’s a great topic to get any BBQ talking. The latest book on what makes entrepreneurs tick will surely be referenced highlighting gobsmacking success or sorrowful failure.
But personality analysis is not new. One concept for understanding these traits that became popular in China during the 3rd century BC is what is known as yin and yang. Yin (dark side) and Yang, (bright side), describe how opposite or contrary forces are complementary, interconnected, and interdependent. It sounds complicated, but it makes an interesting tool to understand the traits of successful entrepreneurs