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Why Strategy Matters In Emerging Markets After All

Why Strategy Matters In Emerging Markets After All | The Entrepreneurial Spririt | Scoop.it
From strategy+business By John Jullens Over the last few years, the conventional wisdom has coalesced around a view that success in emerging markets is primarily a function of outstanding execution—speed, opportunism, tenacity, and guile—instead of a well-thought-out strategy supported by a set of winning and difficult-to-replicate organizational capabilities. In other words, street smarts are [...]
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Driving Change: 3 Ideas Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Driving Change: 3 Ideas Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know | The Entrepreneurial Spririt | Scoop.it

At a Times Square TEDx event, business leaders and entrepreneurs like David Weild, Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, and Josh Klein dished out advice and insight.  The idea was to explore the nature of change, both in terms of how to prepare for it in your business and what to expect on a more macro level.  


Below, we've pulled together three important ideas from the event that every entrepreneur needs to know.

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Why opening up about failure makes you a more 'authentic' entrepreneur

Why opening up about failure makes you a more 'authentic' entrepreneur | The Entrepreneurial Spririt | Scoop.it

October 28, 2013 2:05 PM
Robert Siegel / XSeed Capital

 

As I was running a mentoring session last week at the FailCon conference in San Francisco, the popular notion that entrepreneurs should be “authentic” kept rattling around in my head.

 

When I first arrived at the conference, and as I listened to various speakers and chatted with attendees, I kept thinking, “Wow. These people really need a hug.” But as the day progressed, I began to consider a different notion of “authenticity” than I previously had....

 

"I found the failure very authentic."

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The Heart of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Heart of Innovation and Entrepreneurship | The Entrepreneurial Spririt | Scoop.it

A special free online edition of London Business School's Business Strategy Review funded by Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen, HR Trend Institute, Fred Zimny, Laurent Timmermans
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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, October 26, 2013 10:33 AM

Read about why companies increasingly want to change the world and make a profit.


Or why innovation is a way out of poverty for billions of people.


Or whether we've learned the lessons from the financial crisis and made sure that our financial institutions now are more robust?

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Need To Know About The Changing ...

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The workplace is ever evolving, and if you don't stay on top of the trends you risk losing employees and customers to your competitors.
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10 Tips for Social Entrepreneurs: How to Talk to a Problem ...

In my time as a human resources director at the Skoll Foundation, I have talked many social entrepreneurs and one question that seems to come up often is: How do we attract and keep the best people, and at the same time ...
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Business in Africa: Corporate Insights - YouTube

High-growth, high-return Africa, with much improved trading conditions, is the most sought after frontier destination for global investment today. However, t...
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Good Entrepreneurs Borrow, Great Ones Steal

Published on Aug 21, 2013

 

"Fabrice Grinda is the founder of OLX, one of the largest classified websites in the world, and he's very excited about the emerging digital markets Russia and Brazil. His company, which Grinda describes as Craigslist 2.0 for the rest of the world, is rapidly expanding there, and as a tech investor he's putting money into startups from those countries, as well."

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Richard Branson: Advice for Entrepreneurs

http://bigthink.com Since Branson founded Virgin in 1970, the company has grown from a small record outlet to a global powerhouse. Can the brand continue its...
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6 Things Great Entrepreneurs Believe to Be True

6 Things Great Entrepreneurs Believe to Be True | The Entrepreneurial Spririt | Scoop.it
Great entrepreneurs have beliefs that reinforce their ability to create great companies.

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5 Ways to Get Out of Startup Mode And Grow Your Business

5 Ways to Get Out of Startup Mode And Grow Your Business | The Entrepreneurial Spririt | Scoop.it
Too many entrepreneurs get stuck in the early stages of starting a business and never see growth. Here are five ways to get your company on the fast track to... (Too many entrepreneurs get stuck in startup mode.
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