In many ways, entrepreneurship is uncharted territory — and not everyone finds their way.
So when following your passion, some experts say it's more important to know what not to do than to try to recreate another person's path.
Author and entrepreneur Stephanie Synclair ditched a decade-long corporate career in marketing to help other entrepreneurs make something of themselves.
Along the way, Synclair, who runs her own marketing and business consulting firm, learned what separates successful people from the equally bright people who never turn their ideas into reality.
In her tell-all book for entrepreneurs, "Shut Up and Do the Work", Synclair outlines the five types of people who probably won't succeed: