Mao can rightfully be considered an entrepreneur in that he drove a new idea with creative destruction for the betterment of the Chinese people. As his entrepreneurial period I have chosen 1927-1947, the time of the great struggle to establish a Chinese State of, by, and for the Chinese people. This essay is based on extracts that have been crafted to convince readers that Entrepreneurs are archetypical, that is, deep down there are distinct patterns and attributes common to most. This essay will be followed by an essay about Henry Ford to bring out the many parallels in their lives and ways. As Ralph Bunche so insightfully put it, "If you want to get across an [especially complex] idea, wrap it up in a person."