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This chapter explores the concept of entrepreneurial leadership and how it differs from other forms of leadership, and why entrepreneurial leadership (EL) is critical to our understanding of new firm creation and growth. The chapter also discusses how EL impacts a firm’s culture and sustainability through the leadership succession process. This chapter builds on a more extensive review of the literature associated with the measurement of entrepreneurial leadership.