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Realities of Leaving a Day Job and Pursuing Entrepreneurship

Realities of Leaving a Day Job and Pursuing Entrepreneurship

| January 13, 2014 | 5 Comments

  If you’re an entrepreneur, no matter what industry you’re interested in, there’s a certain call that’s difficult to ignore. It’s the thrill of a new idea, the possibility of a product or service becoming a household name, the high of success…entrepreneurship truly is in the blood. However, for every wonderful thing that comes with […]

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Should you Work for a Startup?

Should you Work for a Startup?

| January 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Twitter. Instagram. Spotify. Now worth billions of dollars, these companies began life as startups. Many people choose to work for newly-created companies, drawn by the exciting possibility of creating the next Facebook. However, all that glitters is not gold. Many startups end in failure, and the working culture can be stressful and intense. Here are […]

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The Guide to Running a Small Business: 8 Things You’ll Never Want to Forget

The Guide to Running a Small Business: 8 Things You’ll Never Want to Forget

| January 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

1. Nothing Happens Overnight In the early stages of running my small business, I constantly found myself filled with feelings of anxiousness and anticipation. Why had this brand not achieved the level of international success that I had envisioned when I started the company? Why was my brand following not massive? Am I ever going […]

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7 Customer Development Tips for Entrepreneurs

7 Customer Development Tips for Entrepreneurs

| December 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

Developed by serial entrepreneur Steve Blank, customer development is a process for discovering and validating market demand for an idea, determining the right product features needed to meet customer needs. Customer development is used to help build products that customers want and avoid spending time and money on products customers don’t want. It can be […]

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Louis C.K.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Louis C.K.

| December 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

  To the untrained eye, Louis C.K.. might just look like a balding, hilarious comedian with a T.V show on FX. But when you look a little closer, you’ll see that Louis is actually one of the smartest entrepreneurs of our time. Sure, he might not have the financial success of a Mark Cuban, or […]

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Good Coach vs. Bad Coach

Good Coach vs. Bad Coach

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

  I was having a conversation the other day with an entrepreneur from Silicon Valley, California who has hired coaches before, has regrets about his lack of success or rather limited belief that he lacks success and his inability to resonate with or see value in coaching because he’s invested and been burned one too […]

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7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

I love businesses and I love entrepreneurs and working very closely with the two I’ve realized there’s some distinct characteristics that separate 6 figure entrepreneurs from 7.  Today I wanted to share with you 7 distinct characteristics I’ve noticed that separate the best from the rest.  These 7 characteristics are developed over time, and are […]

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The Other Side Of The Story – Founding Your Own Startup

The Other Side Of The Story – Founding Your Own Startup

| November 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Hi there, this is Cristian, the founder of Nexi.me. I’m a tech entrepreneur, full stack developer, founded two startups and worked for several Romanian companies. Nexi.me is an online platform for small and medium businesses that helps them recruit top talents through referrals from their own employees. We all enjoy reading about the success of lots […]

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Why Failing Can Be Good

Why Failing Can Be Good

| November 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

Your business is a flop. These words are every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare.  These words can be replaced with: Your business is bankrupt. You’ve failed. Maybe you should throw in the towel. These words sting, and I can tell you that from a first-hand basis.  Over the years, I’ve had multiple businesses fail on me.  But […]

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3 Steps for Turning Failure into Lasting Success

3 Steps for Turning Failure into Lasting Success

| October 23, 2013 | 19 Comments

As young entrepreneurs, we are creators. Visionaries, if you will. As we dream up and build our businesses and startups entirely from scratch, we rarely (if ever) factor in the inevitability of failure at some point along the way. Why would you? In the beginning, it feels like nothing can stand in your way of […]

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