To get a start-up business to grow at the beginning require a variety of skills – creativity, communication, persistence are a few simple examples. With the future expansion of the business, these skills will change depending on the company needs. The entrepreneurs need to become effective leaders that will inspire and motivate their team and pass on the company culture and values.

For entrepreneurs who started out on their own, or with a few close supporters, that can be very difficult as they’re used to handling everything themselves, with little to no support and responsibilities delegated to others. There are a lot of examples out there for entrepreneurs facing the difficulties of becoming a manager and a leader of a bigger company. Those who don’t make the shift at an early stage, it gets more and more difficult as the company grows in size. Here are twenty leadership skills every entrepreneur needs to learn.