Arthur Becker was asked of a trend that he finds interesting. Mr. Becker said that he is excited and interested by several trends going on now in the biotechnology sector. He is especially excited about breakthroughs in cancer treatment. Becker admits, he has no medical or scientific training. Still, he has actively followed the sector and been involved in investments in this field. It is fair to say that he has an idea of what he is doing and what is happening there.
Next, Ideamensch asked Arthur Becker on some of his habits that make him more effective as a businessman. His response included that as an entrepreneur you need to be able to balance passion and drive with critical thinking. Startups, Becker says often have a lot of passion, vision and drive, but may lack the critical thinking needed to steer the company in the right direction. It may also require leadership and strategy to actually implement the ideas successfully. Passion and drive is good but it must be combined with strategy, vision and deep thinking if a business is to succeed.
Arthur Becker also elaborated that being in tune with the management of a company is very important to the success of a business. In the businesses that he has been successful, Arthur Becker says he always had a good relationship and chemistry with the management team. Having a talented management team and building up a good relationship with them can be the key to unlocking success in your company. Learning from your mistakes and knowing what to avoid and not do can also help you in the long run. More details can be found on Crunchbase.com.
Ideamensch then asked Arthur Becker about the worse job he had ever held and what he learned from it. Becker responded by saying that he worked in the parks and recreation department of a local city when he a teenager. The work was physically grueling and paid only $1.60 per hour at the time. Arthur Becker says that he quickly realized that he wanted to do something that payed a lot more money and that he found more enjoyable. Today Arthur Becker works as a real estate and technology investor through Madison Partners LLC. and he finds it pretty satisfying.
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