Entrepreneurship

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Back of the Napkin Ideas: Why You Should Carry a Notebook 1024 610 Kim B.

Back of the Napkin Ideas: Why You Should Carry a Notebook

The best ideas often happen in the most unexpected places and inopportune times when your mind is aimlessly engaged in a nonspecific activity. The best thing you can do under such circumstances is capture those fleeting ideas, thoughts, and feelings before they vanish forever. Some do it on the back of the napkin. The more organized ones do it with a notebook at hand. read more
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Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship

Business success has a lot to do with recognizing opportunities and maximizing opportunities. Yet, what many fail to realize – or forget – is that it’s possible (and wise!) to make opportunities as well. read more
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Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship 1024 639 Kim B.

Learning How to Make Opportunities is a Key Ingredient in Business Entrepreneurship

The idea that luck happens when preparation meets opportunity is as old as the Roman philosopher Seneca. And if being lucky simply means just that, then maybe we can game the system by being prepared for when that opportune time comes knocking at our door. read more
In leadership development people want to follow good leaders who make them feel safe
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Lessons in Business – Leadership Development: Good Leadership Makes Everyone Feel Safe

Leadership and leadership development is a hot topic these days. Specifically, what does it mean to be a good leader and how do you become a good leader? One could argue everyone has a certain degree of leadership responsibility within an organization. Therefore, learning how to be a good leader is vital. read more
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Lessons in Business and Networking: Who’s Really Part of Your Fantasy Football League?

Networking has earned a careerist reputation because it’s often associated with meeting a roomful of people for the purpose of generating leads and getting new business. Your network is your net worth, so building your net worth starts with creating a network. read more
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Start From Noticing: Design Awesome Customer Experiences by Cultivating Attention 1024 714 Kim B.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Start From Noticing: Design Awesome Customer Experiences by Cultivating Attention

Entrepreneurs must practice positive disruption, continually exploring and considering ways to improve their processes, as well as examine what customers want and need. Successful entrepreneurs – and students of entrepreneurship – realize customer experiences don’t just happen spontaneously. read more
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To Create a Winning Idea, Dwell on Your Failures for a Minute (or Two)… 1024 629 Kim B.

To Create a Winning Idea, Dwell on Your Failures for a Minute (or Two)…

Whether you write, code, sell, or present for a living, try devoting at least fifteen minutes a week to exploring failure. (Although you probably shouldn’t experiment with this in a high-stakes environment.) read more
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Looking at Art – and Failure – With a Whole New Mind

Everybody likes to win – in life and business. After all, to the victors go the spoils (and history). So it feels like wearing a big, bold, scarlet letter if one fails – especially in a culture where winners are not just handed golden trophies but deified. read more