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How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or an individual with specific skill sets, here's tips on approaching your search for the perfect guide.
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Get your mentor(s) right, they can be life savers

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Startup Advice

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Back to startups, a wonderful list of advice, by Sam Altman, on his blog. 

Well, that sure is a list of almost 100 advice but all valid anyway. Still those might not be applicable to everybody or every situation but if startup is anywhere around your mind, make use of these as a checklist.

Not all, just pick 10 to 20 and make them your own checklist for success.

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Anh VU's curator insight, August 30, 2013 6:35 AM

How to master & apply these principles for those who do not grow up with capitalistic concepts & practices? Such as young generation in Vietnam.

Inam Ullah's curator insight, August 31, 2013 10:15 AM

not bad

 

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8 Entrepreneurship Lessons From a Venture Capitalist

8 Entrepreneurship Lessons From a Venture Capitalist | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
In her role as operating partner, Heidi Roizen is on the backlines of the deals where she manages the younger deal team, evaluates entrepreneurs and gives advice. Her experience of having played both the part of entrepreneur and venture capitalist ha...
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Recycling Innovation

Recycling Innovation Huffington Post It seems that innovation today is often confused with ideation, with the expectation that throwing smarter, younger ideas (and their associated interns) at an expensive problem will somehow make the costs of...
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Cultural Realities Of Latin American Entrepreneurship

Cultural Realities Of Latin American Entrepreneurship | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
One of the brilliant things about tech leaders and pundits in Silicon Valley is their true passion for entrepreneurship and their belief in the power of the..
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Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World?

Why Are Israeli Startups Leading The Tech World? | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Cross-pollination between military and civilian technologies fuels a fast-moving industry.
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Lessons In Entrepreneurship: Think Globally, Use Your Own Cash, And Learn By Doing

Lessons In Entrepreneurship: Think Globally, Use Your Own Cash, And Learn By Doing | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs need real life 'experience', not classrom-based tuition, to succeed in business
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Why the Next Steve Jobs Will Come from Africa

Why the Next Steve Jobs Will Come from Africa | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Africa is at a techno-cultural turning point that will prove to be as pivotal there as the Industrial Revolution was for Europe.
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Western Founders Talk Startups in Asia

Western Founders Talk Startups in Asia | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

om Four startup founders discuss the benefits and drawbacks of starting a business in Asia.

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From the US continent to Asia, real entrepreneurship in the world 

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Getting Revenue From Unhappy Customers

Getting Revenue From Unhappy Customers | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

Bad profits are a ticking time bomb. Customers who are dissatisfied with the service or quality of a product are not only less likely to repurchase it, they are also more likely to tell their friends about the bad experience.


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As startups tend to show it these days, quality has to come back in the mix and the time bomb sales should definitely be banned ... at least not encouraged.  

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Build Your A-Team

Build Your A-Team | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
When you first set out to execute your brilliant startup idea, you may feel you have all of the answers. You are able to make decisions quickly and move at lightning speed. However, you will learn that you will go further by collaborating with and building an A-Team. The first step in building your A-Team is determining the skill sets you will need. If you are building a technology-based company, it is ideal that you have two co-founders: a technical co-founder and a co-founder who understands sales, marketing, PR and branding. In this scenario, you have two co-founders who are…
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How to Ruin Your Company with One Bad Process

How to Ruin Your Company with One Bad Process | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
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Changing Habits That Will Change Your Entrepreneurial Life

Changing Habits That Will Change Your Entrepreneurial Life | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Changing habits in your entrepreneurial life is one of the things that probably you are doing on everyday level. "What you are doing today? I am trying to make these things to be habits in my life....
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8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps.
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Why You Need To Startup In Europe, But Scale Up In The U.S.

Why You Need To Startup In Europe, But Scale Up In The U.S. | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Europe offers the perfect breeding ground for startups to prove themselves as viable businesses, but to achieve fast growth, companies should turn to the U.S., says Stephan von Perger, a German venture capitalist. Von Perger, who is part of the investment team at pan-European VC firm Wellington Partners, believes the European [...]
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How One Man Launched Over 45,000 Entrepreneurs to Fight Unemployment

How One Man Launched Over 45,000 Entrepreneurs to Fight Unemployment | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Ugandan entrepreneur takes education into his own hands by creating local self-employment opportunities through pragmatic training programs.
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Wow, what a story. Sure stimulates the creative juices.

Jan Moore's curator insight, September 11, 11:42 AM

This is a brilliant example for all of us. We can create our own work - if we have the will to do so.

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Memo to Entrepreneur: You’re Not the Smartest One in the Room

Memo to Entrepreneur: You’re Not the Smartest One in the Room | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Hurry up and truly make use of all the people resources around you. Your staff is brimming full of ideas.
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Lessons From The Sharing Economy

Lessons From The Sharing Economy | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
 Companies everywhere are jumping on the sharing economy trend – from sharing skills to houses to cars, the sharing economy is transforming many industries.
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5 Steps for Building a Great Startup Team

Follow this process to make sure you assemble the right people during the early stages of your business.
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New and veteran entrepreneurs: Think big before you start small

New and veteran entrepreneurs: Think big before you start small | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
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New and veteran entrepreneurs: Think big before you start small
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This week I'll be a fly on the wall at Based in Business, a bootcamp for Canadian Forces veterans who want to become more formidable entrepreneurs.
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Hungry Entrepreneurs Always Seem To Find Capital

Hungry Entrepreneurs Always Seem To Find Capital | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Every startup needs access to capital, whether for funding product development, for initial rollout efforts, acquiring inventory, or paying that first employee. Most entrepreneurs think first of bank loans as the primary source of money, only to find out that banks are really the least likely benefactors for startups. Thus “creative” really means maximizing non-bank financing. While sizing up the alternatives, I couldn’t help but pick up a recent book by Karlene Sinclair-Robinson with the creative title of “Spank the Bank: The Guide to Alternative Business Financing.” She plumbs the range of possibilities she has gained through personal experience as…
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Why We Should Believe the Dreamers—and Not the Experts

Why We Should Believe the Dreamers—and Not the Experts | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Experts are the greatest inhibitors of innovation—the ones who shouldn’t be listened to. Peter Diamandis says it best: “An expert is someone who can tell you exactly how it can’t be done.”
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7 Taboos of Business Pitching

7 Taboos of Business Pitching | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Avoid these no-nos to inspire investor passion. Provide compelling evidence of a boost to their bottom line.
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Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success

Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated.
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The Cost of Customer Service Wait Times (Infographic)

Poor customer service costs U.S. companies billions every year. To build customer loyalty, avoid these mistakes.
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Indeed, poor customer service does cost lots especially in customers lost & poor publicity
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How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success

How to Find the Absolute Right Mentor to Steer You to Startup Success | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Whether you need a cheerleader, someone to vent to or an individual with specific skill sets, here's tips on approaching your search for the perfect guide.
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The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup

The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around.
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