Same Person, Different Roles, Different Answers
In an entrepreneurial setting, the individuals involved often wear many hats. Quite often the different roles will have different perspectives on the same issues. Not only are you likely to find yourself in legal quandaries on occasion, but also the moral and ethical considerations will be surprisingly complex.
If youŐre going to be an entrepreneur, schizophrenia will be a way of life.
Frank Demmler is Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Previously he was president & CEO of the Future Fund, general partner of the Pittsburgh Seed Fund, co-founder & investment advisor to the Western Pennsylvania Adventure Capital Fund, as well as vice president, venture development, for The Enterprise Corporation of Pittsburgh. An archive of this series of articles can be found at my website.