Entrepreneurship: The making of a great entrepreneur
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Entrepreneurship: The making of a great entrepreneur

Learn how shifting your mindset and adopting these 7 core characteristics will make you a successful entrepreneur
4.3 (152 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,577 students enrolled
Created by Jack Delosa
Last updated 8/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 35 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • An understanding of how successful entrepreneurs think and apply that thinking to your own life.
  • Get clarity on your ideas, find purpose and map out the vision for your business and life. These are the foundations which you will build your business upon for a life that you love.
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Requirements
  • The motivation to learn the skills required to become a successful entrepreneur.
  • The desire to build a purpose driven business.
  • You don’t need any previous experience in business or entrepreneurship.
Description

Hi Everyone,

If we haven’t already met before, I’m Jack Delosa, Founder & CEO of Australia’s largest education institution for entrepreneurs, The Entourage. I’m also an author, investor and BRW Young Rich List Member.

I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was 18 years-old, and since then have built several companies, which have reached heightened levels of success.

Having spent time with Richard Branson, and studied many iconic entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk, I came to realise there were patterns for success in each of their journeys.

My research, coupled with my own experience in building businesses and large teams, has formed the basis of this course. Undertaking it will empower you with tangible frameworks and strategies you’ll need to start on your journey to becoming a great entrepreneur.

The beauty of entrepreneurship is that it’s a marathon, not a sprint. It’s going to be one of the hardest things you’ll ever pursue and will challenge you every step of the way. However, challenges are the very things that will enable you to grow, and ultimately pursue a life that means more to you.

In order to overcome these challenges, you need to be continuously learning, achieving and setting the bar higher for yourself. Through this course you’ll learn skills to that will enable you to:

  • Develop the independence of thought needed for decision-making

  • Craft the vision and mission for your life and business

  • Learn to take full responsibility of everything within and around you

Thank you for taking the time to do this course, I hope it resonates with you.

Live On Purpose,
Jack Delosa

PS: I’ve also included episodes of #AskJackD, my online show and podcast. Through this series I respond to questions around building a successful business and overcoming the challenges of entrepreneurship. You can watch the show by heading to my Facebook page: Jack Delosa.

Who is the target audience?
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators who view business as a vehicle to change the world.
  • Anyone who holds an unfulfilled dream of starting a business.
  • Current business owners who want to get clarity on their vision, missions and values.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:53

Through my experience as an entrepreneur I've identified seven core characteristics that enable people to become great entrepreneurs. 

Intro
00:19

Jack Delosa is changing education for entrepreneurs. He is the founder of Australia’s largest and most disruptive education institution for entrepreneurs, The Entourage, which has a community of 300,000 entrepreneurs. Prior to The Entourage, Jack co-founded MBE Education which assisted SME’s to raise money from investors. MBE quickly became one of Australia’s fastest growing companies. Along the way, Jack also became a high-profile investor, investing in growth companies such as Q-Biotics, Martin Jet Pack (ASX:MJP), and founding The Entourage Growth Fund. His first book UnProfessional became a best-seller in just three weeks. His most recent book ’Unwritten’ outlines the unconventional wisdom he’s become known for, to living a life on purpose and making the world a better place. Jack has been listed in the BRW Young Rich List since 2014.

Who is Jack Delosa?
01:34
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7 core characteristics of great change makers and entrepreneurs
8 Lectures 16:36

Entrepreneurship is about creating a life of choice and not of chance. It requires you to step out of your comfort zone and create a path that is uniquely you.

Be an independent thinker
02:29

Where most of the population talk about work-life balance, entrepreneurs view their work and life as an extension of themselves, do you?

View your work as extension of yourself
01:43

Your vision and mission is your ultimate guide and driver to success. Learn how being flexible in your approach will maximise every opportunity in actualising your dreams.

Flexibility
02:20

Learn why it is critical for today’s entrepreneurs to hold a vision. What is the contribution you want to make through your life’s work?

You need to hold a vision
02:20

Find out how setting up a mission will help you fulfil your vision.

You need to hold a mission
01:49

Craft your own vision and mission

Exercise: Create your own vision and mission
01:36

Find out why it is critical to take full accountability and responsibility to become a successful entrepreneur.

Everything is your responsibility
02:36

It is when you are able to communicate, inspire and unite people around a cause greater than yourself that you will become a visionary leader.

Effective leadership
01:43
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:59

Well done on getting through Entrepreneurship: The making of a great entrepreneur.

Life as an entrepreneur is challenging – make sure you enjoy the journey! In this course I gave you insights that will help you succeed in today’s business world. 

Wrap up
00:59
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BONUS
2 Lectures 17:30

I’m constantly looking at people I would describe as predictably and consistently successful - the greats of history and the moments in history that changed the course of humanity and changed the world for ever.

What creates successful entrepreneurs - hard work or luck?
10:35

These book recommendations might surprise you… but they’re definitely worth reading, whether you’re an entrepreneur or not they’ll help you reimagine who you are and where you’re going. Here are my top three.

The 3 books all entrepreneurs should read
06:55
About the Instructor
Jack Delosa
4.4 Average rating
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2,622 Students
2 Courses
Founder&CEO of The Entourage, Entrepreneur, Author, Investor

Jack Delosa is changing education. He is the founder of Australia’s largest education institution for entrepreneurs, The Entourage, which has a community of 300,000 members. Jack’s vision is to improve traditional education by introducing a style of learning that puts the individual first. Under his leadership, The Entourage was awarded the 4th Best Place to Work in Australia by BRW magazine.

Prior to The Entourage, Jack co-founded MBE Education, which assisted small and medium-sized enterprises in raising money from investors. MBE quickly became one of Australia’s fastest growing companies, helping their clients raise hundreds of millions of dollars.

Along the way, Jack also became a high-profile investor in growth companies such as Q-Biotics, Martin Jet Pack (ASX:MJP) and eMerchants (ASX:EML), and founded The Entourage Growth Fund, which invests in upstart businesses. He is one of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs, having been listed in the BRW Young Rich List since 2014.

Jack’s first book, UnProfessional, was highly acclaimed, reaching the best-seller list within three weeks of launching. His latest book, Unwritten' outlines the unconventional wisdom he’s become known for, to living a life on purpose and making the world a better place.

Jack also co-founded The Entourage Beanstalk Factory, an organisation that delivers entrepreneurial training within corporations to change the way they think about creating their future.

Enabling entrepreneurship where it’s needed most, in 2010 Jack contributed to the development of the curriculum for The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in Johannesburg, South Africa. More recently, Jack spent a week at Sir Richard Branson’s home and private island, Necker Island.

Jack is regularly called upon by media as a spokesperson for entrepreneurship and education. He is a regular contributor for BRW and has been featured on Today Tonight, Sunrise, The Morning Show, Peter Switzer, Sky Business, as well as Channel 7, 9 and 10 News. He also regularly features in publications such as GQ, Mens Health, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Daily Telegraph, Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine.

Jack has been named one of Australia’s Top 10 Entrepreneurs Under 30 twice by Dynamic Business Magazine & SmartCompany.