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The 10 Most Generous Marketing Geniuses

The 10 Most Generous Marketing Geniuses | Business & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Editor’s NoteThis is the latest entry in Catchafire’s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its benefits, and how to inspire more giving.
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The Top 25 Books for Entrepreneurs That Kick Serious Butt - Good Financial Cents | Financial Planning and Retirement Blog

The Top 25 Books for Entrepreneurs That Kick Serious Butt - Good Financial Cents | Financial Planning and Retirement Blog | Business & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

Reading is said to be the spark behind creative thinking, and is one of the most predominate traits of individuals said to pertain a level of “higher intelligence”. Is the thought of gaining intelligence through reading actually viable? I believe that it is not intelligence that is gained through reading; rather it’s the exposure to other people’s thoughts and perception of events and processes that generally will lead to you being better rounded thinker.

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21 Ways Rich People Think Differently Than Average People

21 Ways Rich People Think Differently Than Average People | Business & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

World’s richest woman Gina Rinehart is enduring a media firestorm over an article in which she takes the “jealous” middle class to task for “drinking, or smoking and socializing” rather than working to earn their own fortune.


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Empowering Small Businesses and Highlighting What Is Working

Empowering Small Businesses and Highlighting What Is Working | Business & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
When we launched "Opportunity: What Is Working" last July, we envisioned the section as a place to spotlight the opportunities that do exist around job creation.

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Sónia Laima's curator insight, April 3, 2013 4:52 PM

And it's kicking off with a focus on women entrepreneurs: stories about issues ranging from equal pay and maternity leave to how women can empower themselves.

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What investors want to see in entrepreneurs? Tips from an angel investor

What investors want to see in entrepreneurs? Tips from an angel investor | Business & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

When a startup takes off, industry watchers note the company’s core offering, and many attribute its success solely to the founder(s) having a great idea. Investors rarely see it that way. For venture capitalists and angel financiers, a smart investment starts not only with a stellar concept but a smart, entrepreneurial team as well.

 

Here’s how discerning VCs recognize promising founders:

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Connected-Conversations.com's curator insight, April 14, 2013 3:04 PM

Love these tips from an angel investor, start-up entrepreneurs should understand that being too early to market is as dangerous as being too late, understand the customer’s problem and how to solve it, have a trustworthy style, and can plan for tomorrow and for five years down the road.

Connected-Conversations.com's comment, April 14, 2013 3:11 PM
Especially love this tip: Rebellious start-up #entrepreneurs should start the business with a founding team where one partner embodies the rebellion and the other embodies the necessary structure and hierarchy.
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Stop Believing Work Gets Done at Work

Jason Fried's Tedx Talk: “Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work.” The talk deals with the absurdities managers believe about the nature of work and how it gets done. Perhaps a valuable lesson for Yahoo's Marissa Mayer. 

 


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