Traits of an entrepreneur

What makes an entrepreneurial employee successful is the same thing that makes an entrepreneurial founder successful.

Sharon McIntyre is the co-founder of New Cottage Industries & Co., and the Chief Social Scientist at Chaordix, a Calgary based marketing firm, and a Marketing & Brand Strategy Consultant at ShelfLife C&D Inc. Sharon’s excitement and passion for creativity, marketing, and branding is contagious. Sharon has also has experience working in education, government, and research, resulting in a wealth of knowledge. In former years she was a Marketing Professor at Mount Royal University. Today, she brings her expertise and energy to Mount Royal University’s Entrepreneurship and Marketing programs by speaking in classrooms and mentoring students.

Sharon sees innovation and entrepreneurship as a system of creativity. These people with an entrepreneurial mindset crave challenges and try to find solutions in fun and unexpected ways.