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Spread the Work, Spread the Wealth

Some of the most successful entrepreneurs begin their ventures with challenges that would stop most others. How do they do it? By building teams whose strengths compensate for those weaknesses.

Richard Branson is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. But many people don't know that Branson suffers from Dyslexia and has claimed that he can barely read a financial spreadsheet. How does someone build a vast global empire with such obstacles in his path? Could his weaknesses actually lead to success?

Branson is like several other well-known and lesser known entrepreneurs who were forced to rely on their teams because of challenges like Dyslexia. Time and time again, it becomes clear that focusing on personal strengths--and seeking out others whose strengths compensate for their weaknesses-;is a formula for success. 

In this video, we learn the importance of successful delegation. 

This video was shot at Maison 140 in Beverly Hills.

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Last updated: Mar 19, 2013

LEWIS SCHIFF | Inc. Business Owners Council

Lewis Schiff is the executive director of the Inc. Business Owners Council. His latest book is Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons From the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons.

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