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4 Signs of a Successful Company

4 Signs of a Successful Company

| August 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

Every budding entrepreneur should take a few moments to recognize what it is that makes a company a success. How do you know you are successful and can you pinpoint the moment you just knew you were a success? These are things to keep in mind when starting a new company or even when trying […]

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10 Nerds Who Are Rich as Hell

10 Nerds Who Are Rich as Hell

| July 30, 2013 | 8 Comments

Bill Gates Net Worth: $72.7 billion Starting off our list is none other than Bill Gates, the embodiment of the words “rich” and “nerd”. Born in 1955, Gates showed an interest in computers at an early age. After attending Harvard University for two years, he dropped out to work for Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems […]

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My Certainty About Uncertainty- & How I Kicked the Habit

My Certainty About Uncertainty- & How I Kicked the Habit

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Let me paint you a little picture. A picture of the past ten years. I’ve relocated twice. Bought my first (and then second) home. Dated, courted, got married. Attempted to climb the corporate ladder before realising, by way of serious anxiety attacks, that I was the proverbial square peg in a round, corporate hole. Discovered […]

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26 Awesome Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

26 Awesome Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

| March 27, 2013 | 43 Comments

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen R. Covey In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, and principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity–principles that give […]

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Success: It’s What You Do, Not What You Think

Success: It’s What You Do, Not What You Think

| February 14, 2013 | 3 Comments

The best place in the world to run a business is Singapore and the worst is Venezuela, according to the Global Dynamism Index.  The highly reputed survey, quoted by publications such as Forbes and Business Insider and studied by investors and economists all over the world, contains a wealth of important information.  But, if you’re […]

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5 Keys to My Success

5 Keys to My Success

| October 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

The word “success” can be defined in many different ways, largely as a result of unique life experiences; such experiences that affect us in both good and bad ways. Hopefully we learn from the bad ones – despite how challenging – and move forward in search of better, meaningful life experiences. Personally, my experiences have […]

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Does Instagram’s Success Send the Wrong Message to Entrepreneurs?

Does Instagram’s Success Send the Wrong Message to Entrepreneurs?

| April 22, 2012 | 14 Comments

There is no doubt that Instagram’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are highly intelligent and motivated people. But let’s be clear, Instagram’s rapid-fire success is due in large part to Systrom’s and Krieger’s connections. Both went to Stanford and took part in the Mayfield Fellowship Program, which gives its participants opportunities to meet venture […]

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Entrepreneurs Persevere: There Are No Overnight Successes

Entrepreneurs Persevere: There Are No Overnight Successes

| April 5, 2012 | 6 Comments

Recently, Founder and CEO Michael Fear of Get Better Today wrote “Don’t be Fooled: Entrepreneurship isn’t Instant Gratification.” Fear’s point is to remind aspiring entrepreneurs that “there is no such thing as overnight success” and that being an entrepreneur takes perseverance beyond just needing to survive a few stressful months in a row. As he […]

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Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success

Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success

| April 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

If only I could go back to my twenties and know what I know now, at age 57. I have screwed up more times than anyone ever had the right to, and here three decades later I am finally getting my act together. There are lots of Boomers out there that have the one thing […]

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Don’t be Fooled: Entrepreneurship isn’t Instant Gratification

Don’t be Fooled: Entrepreneurship isn’t Instant Gratification

| January 11, 2012 | 9 Comments

In October, my posting, “The 5 Things in Business that College Can’t Teach” reviewed 5 important qualities and abilities that are essential for entrepreneurs.  These qualities are of such an utmost importance, that I felt it would be beneficial to take a closer look at each. 1.      The ability to Adjust  (You Better Adjust…If You […]

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