1) Vision A well-defined vision is a skill or gift that every company leader needs 2). Speed Getting things done in a quick manner. 3). Social Skills A founding team that knows powerful and influential people in the business is completely priceless and can open the doors to partnerships and investors 4).Determination Strong determination is always necessary for success to take place 5). Ability to Adapt to Changes Adapting to change can lead to major breakthroughs.