The Must-Have Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur

Peter Maglathlin
January 5, 2016
There is no doubt that entrepreneurship is becoming hotter and hotter in today’s professional world. Flip on the news and it seems like all new relatively young companies have mind-blowing multi-billion dollar valuations, and successful new faces from the word’s top brands who leave their current job to join fast, nimble, and promising startups. In our quest to provide first-hand insights from successful entrepreneurs we decided to look inward, to our own CFO and co-founder, Peter Maglathlin. Listen here to what Peter describes as must-have qualities of any successful entrepreneur. [soundcloud url="" params="color=ff9900&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]  

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About the Author

Peter Maglathlin

Peter Maglathlin is the co-founder and CFO of HourlyNerd, the leading technology platform delivering elite business talent. Founded with the collaboration of faculty members at Harvard Business School in 2013, HourlyNerd boasts over 13,500 independent experts, including top MBAs, elite business advisors, and industry experts from leading corporations, and serves more than 4,500 companies. Based in Boston, HourlyNerd focuses on innovative workforce solutions with leading (primarily Fortune 500) companies including GE, Microsoft, and American Apparel, as well as countless others on a confidential basis.

Prior to founding HourlyNerd, Peter worked at UBS Investment Bank in the Financial Institutions Group and Highbridge Capital Management in Corporate Development. Originally from Connecticut, Peter is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

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