On The Heels of Innovation with Ted Zoller
Season 2, Episode 12 - An Entrepreneur’s Resume: Passion and People
Dec 12, 2019 · 21 min
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With serial social entrepreneur and founder Alec Guettel

Serial social entrepreneur and Carolina alumnus Alec Guettel has secret for UNC graduates who are polishing their resumes: he’s never had one – at least in the traditional sense. In fact, the resume that propelled Guettel to found three companies, including leading solar energy company Sungevity, has been to follow his passions and find people that he loves working with. How did the leadership lessons he learned as a student working at the UNC Campus Y – where he founded the largest non-profit student organization in the country during his tenure – shape his entrepreneurial and team-building path? How do you balance building hot products and value-driven cultures? Does being transparent with your team really work? And what’s critical to understand about controlling and celebrating your successes? Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, listen for tips that will set your sights on what matters most.

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