Monthly Archives: September 2013

Go be an entrepreneur

I think the most important thing to be an entrepreneur is to get out of theory. A lot of entrepreneurs spend hours at coffee shops and in meetings talking about how they are going to change the world, how amazing … Continue reading

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Studying entrepreneurship without doing it

…is like studying the appreciation of music without listening to it. The cost of setting up a lemonade stand (or whatever metaphorical equivalent you dream up) is almost 100% internal. Until you confront the fear and discomfort of being in … Continue reading

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Eating The Big Fish – Platinum Stars FC #EatingBigFish

For a moment, lets put soccer aside and apply business principles in the soccer business. I always advice entrepreneurs that small as they are, the are capable of competing against big companies and sometimes even compete successfully. Platinum Stars was … Continue reading

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Start Something That Matters

Blake at Toms shoes had a very simple idea. What would happen if every time someone bought a pair of shoes I gave exactly the same of pair to someone who doesn’t even own a pair of shoes. This is … Continue reading

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All boats leak

There is always a defect, always a small leak somewhere, always a slow drip somewhere. Every plan, every organisation, every venture has a glitch, a tiny hole, a leak somewhere. The question is not, “is this perfect?” The question is, … Continue reading

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But what do people really think?

You know, behind your back… What do they think of your product or your sales pitch or your speech? What do they think of your new shirt or your new friend? Hint: You will not find out by searching for … Continue reading

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Urgent, please read asap

That’s what gets done, of course. The urgent. Not the article you haven’t gotten around to writing, the trip to the gym that will pay off in the long run, the business you have been planning to start, the planning … Continue reading

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Start Where You Are | Use What You Have| Do What You Can

Often times we spend more time planning and dreaming about doing things than actually taking the steps that need to be taken in order to get to our goals. Starting a business is hard, a lot more harder if you … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books for Entrepreneurs to Read this Summer

This summer, get away but stay-up-to-date and be ready to move your business forward with you when you get back. Discover the latest insights and lessons that will take you one step closer toward turning the vision of your company … Continue reading

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Don’t Expect Applause

What this slogan means is don’t expect thanks. This is important. When you open the door and invite all sentient beings as your guests – and you also open the windows and the walls even start falling down – you … Continue reading

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