Are you an entrepreneur or a manager? Take our 30-second test!

Managers and entrepreneurs are both alike in dignity but very different in outlook. Which one are you?

The Mac guy and the PC guy from the TV adverts

A couple of years ago, I asked if you were a Looney Tunes person or a Disney person.

(Clue: Disney people like rhyme, Looney Tunes people like rhythm.)

This got me thinking about the difference between managers and entrepreneurs.

Both alike in dignity, as the saying goes, but with very different outlooks on life. Which one are you? 

Instructions: tick all the boxes that apply to you and then compare the total number of ticks in each column.

ManagerEntrepreneur
Wants to be somebodyWants to do something
PCMac
ExcelPowerPoint
ConsistencySpontaneity
CompetitiveInnovative
Orchestra conductorJazz pianist
BrainsGuts
MBAPhD
ROIMVP
MetricsResults
Status anxietyCash flow anxiety
Tries to impress the bossTries to impress VCs
Reads The EconomistReads Fast Company
Studies MachiavelliStudies John Boyd
EvolutionRevolution
ProcessContext
StarbucksMonmouth
EngineeringArchitecture
Writes reportsWrites blog posts
ClassificationPrioritisation
Golf lessonsFlying lessons
WelchBranson
MotivationalInspiring
96 hour week96 hour week

Did we miss anything? How do you tell the difference? Which one are you?

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