Monthly Archives: July 2017

StartUp Tip #74: Create memories

You have a choice: Join a company and pursue a low-risk career, pay the bills, retire when you’re 65; or Start your own business, have highs, have lows, flirt with disaster, hopefully make a lot of money, never retire. The … Continue reading

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Startup Tip #73: Put the past behind you

We have all made mistakes in life. We all have regrets. The difference between those that recover to go on to success, and those that don’t, is the ability to put the mistakes behind them and move forward. Stop wallowing, … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #72: Negative vs. Positive Marketing

I believe marketing is the work an organisation or person does when they tell a story that resonates with us. Marketing is the product we make, the service we offer or the life we live.   Marketing [the use of … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #71: Live a simple life

If you want to follow your dreams to be an entrepreneur, you need to become comfortable with not knowing what is going to happen tomorrow. You need to be comfortable with uncertainty. Do everything you can to increase your tolerance … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #70: Give credit to others

“It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you don’t mind who gets the credit.” Harry Truman A leader should not take credit when things go right if they are not willing to accept responsibility when things go wrong. Every time … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #69: Startup life is just one thing leading to another

Most of the time, startup life is not a great big epic adventure. It is just one thing leading to the next thing, and you trying to survive. The greatest businesses often start with a simple task. A small job. A nondescript problem. Not … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #68: Business is not a race

It’s tempting to compare everything to a race: Life. Kids. Business. The very meaning of “race” is to compare: Are you faster than the other person? But some things are not comparable. They are not relative. Some things are absolute. For example, … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #67: Loyalty

Loyalty. A simple word. And yet one of the most complicated concepts in our world… What is loyalty? It is having your partner’s back. Always. It is going into battle knowing that the man on your right and the man … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #66: Don’t be everything to everyone

Entrepreneurship is about creating change. Changing people’s lives, perceptions or conversations. Successful change is not general, it is specific. You don’t have a chance to make mass change, but you can make focused change. When you bring change, you can’t … Continue reading

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StartUp Tip #65: Find your “no” people

Humans tends to look for people who will say yes to us more often. Yes men and women makes you feel like we are on the right track. These are people who idolizes you, and take everything you say as … Continue reading

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