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The Only Entrepreneurship Lesson You Need (with Do/Don’t Reading List)

The Only Entrepreneurship Lesson You Need (with Do/Don’t Reading List) | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

When I was first getting into entrepreneurship, I asked Mark Cuban what he read or studied to learn how to start and build businesses. His response:


“Experience. It’s the only reliable teacher I’ve ever had. No books ever captured what it’s really like. You just gotta do it.”


Mark’s smarter than me on most things, but on this, I think he’s wrong.


Sort of.

 

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Watch Dudes In Jetpacks Play With An Airliner Over Dubai

Watch Dudes In Jetpacks Play With An Airliner Over Dubai | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Jetman is at it again, this time flying alongside an airliner with an accomplice.

 

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Why Raising Venture Capital Is A Waste Of Your Time

Why Raising Venture Capital Is A Waste Of Your Time | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
For years I pitched and pitched and got nowhere. Here's how I got funding for my startup.

You walk in 15 minutes ahead of time for your 4 p.m. meeting with Kleiner Perkins. You have a knockout Power Point, charming personality, and vision for a grand future despite this being your first startup and still being in development. The partners walk into the room and after having taken every course, watched every YouTube video on pitching, and seen every Shark Tank episode, you hit the pitch out of the ballpark.

The partners give you a standing ovation proclaiming how you have the most innovative product they’ve seen since Facebook and hand you a check for $2M to build your grand vision, hire a few dozen people while paying yourself and your team a normal corporate salary, and spend hundreds of thousands on marketing to beat out all those other competitors. Confetti and balloons proceed to drop out of the ceiling as a team of VC interns carry you out of the room on their shoulders while the partners bust out into the musical version of “You Make My Dreams” by Hall & Oates.

This is every entrepreneur’s dream. It is also a complete fabrication. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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#Startups wanting to find #seedfunding from #VC companies need to read this article.

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#Startups wanting to find #seedfunding from #VC companies need to read this article.

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World's largest textbook company announce pilot of HoloLens coursework

World's largest textbook company announce pilot of HoloLens coursework | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

With Mixed Reality learning content can be developed for HoloLens that provides students with real world experiences, allowing them to build proficiency, develop confidence, explore and learn.

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Finding new applications when new #technology is available is key to successful #innovation.

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An interesting development.

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How to Present a Compelling Argument When You're Not Naturally Persuasive

How to Present a Compelling Argument When You're Not Naturally Persuasive | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Not naturally persuasive? Learn how to leverage the best persuasion techniques to craft a compelling argument.

Has this happened to you before? You come up with a great idea for a new project, but when it comes to explaining to your colleagues why it deserves their attention, you just can't seem to generate the necessary excitement or buy-in.

Coming up with a good idea is only half the battle. If you ever want to see your ideas implemented, you need to back up your plan with a stellar argument. As you probably know, this is much easier said than done. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Make your point in an impressive way, here is how to.

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A competent, qualified woman debated a blustery, clueless man. Again.

A competent, qualified woman debated a blustery, clueless man. Again. | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Trump is the guy who applies for a job he's not qualified for, then doesn't prepare for the interview.

A presidential campaign is not a résumé competition, but there’s no doubt that Hillary Clinton has some of the most impressive credentials for high office of any candidate in generations — senator, secretary of state, public advocate, and lawyer.

Not everyone likes her, but everyone with an ounce of sense can admit that she knows a lot about an awful lot of things. And over the course of the three presidential debates, culminating in the final matchup Wednesday night, it showed.

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Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it

Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Yekutiel Sherman couldn’t believe his eyes.

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The Israeli entrepreneur had spent one year designing the product that would make him rich—a smartphone case that unfolds into a selfie stick. He had drawn up prototypes, secured some minimal funds from his family, and launched a crowdfunding campaign. He even shot a professional promo video, showing a couple taking the perfect selfie in front of the Eiffel Tower.

But one week after his product hit Kickstarter in December 2015, Sherman was shocked to see it for sale on AliExpress—Alibaba’s English-language wholesale site. Vendors across China were sellingidentical smartphone case selfie-sticks, using the same design Sherman came up with himself. Some of them were selling for as low as $10 a piece, well below Sherman’s expected retail price of £39 ($47.41). Amazingly, some of these vendors stole the name of Sherman’s product—Stikbox:  Read more: click image or title.

 

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The problem of the lightning fast Chinese #copycats.

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Here's How Much a Millennial Needs to Save Each Month to Retire With $5 Million

Here's How Much a Millennial Needs to Save Each Month to Retire With $5 Million | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
For your retirement to comfortably last the decades you can expect to live, you need to start saving now.

 

How much will you need to retire?

Well, in 2014, Matthew Illian, a member of the Investment Committee at Marotta Wealth Management, Inc., wrote that “Someone retiring now in 2014 with $1 million at age 65 can safely withdraw $43,600 a year. However, [because of inflation], today’s 20-year-olds will need over $7 million to have that same lifestyle when they retire. In 1970, they would only have needed $166,000 in retirement to have a similar purchasing power for the rest of their life.”

If that’s the the case, then a 25-year-old with a starting salary of $50,000 would have to save around 14.65 percent of their salary throughout their career. The problem with that scenario is that Illian determined this retirement figure if the average inflation rate over the next 45 years will be 4.5 percent. Currently, the inflation is around 1.4 percent and hasn’t been close to 4.5 percent since 2008.

 

That still doesn’t mean that millennials should only plan to retire with a million. As Robert Powell reports in USA Today “Older Millennials -- those born in the early 1980s -- will need about $1.8 million salted away to maintain their standard of living in retirement while younger millennials -- those born in the late 1990s -- will need upwards of $2.5 million.”

There are several reasons why millennials need this much money set aside. Read more: click image or title.

 

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A. Inflation

B. The article discusses specifically the steps to take if a millennial wants to save up at least $1 million. The amount suggested differs due to inflation now and the predicted inflation. Inflation has completely changed retirement. Meaning that millennials should plan to retire with more. Averaging putting away 14% of their career earnings. This is negative economic news in my opinion; people are having to put away more and more money. 

C. I did not realize that people had to stow away so much of their earnings. 

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7 Expenses Most Entrepreneurs Fail to Prepare For

7 Expenses Most Entrepreneurs Fail to Prepare For | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Taxes? What taxes? You're barely making revenue yet. But Uncle Sam is keeping track.

Running a business is expensive. When inexperienced entrepreneurs start planning for the launch and sustenance of their businesses, they naturally get lost in thought about the potential money they can make -- the revenue coming in -- rather than the expenses they’ll incur to keep the business running.

They often consider what it takes to get started, such as equipment costs, and cost bases for their main products, such as wholesale figures. But some expenses remain neglected.

And that's a mistake. It’s important to recognize these expenses in the planning phase, or they’ll present a nasty surprise down the road: read more: click image or title.

 

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How to Become an Innovative Growth Hacker in One Month

How to Become an Innovative Growth Hacker in One Month | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

So, you’ve got an amazing idea for a new business. If you build it and market it the traditional way, they will come, right?

Not anymore.

It doesn’t matter what your niche is. There are bigger competitors in it, and traditional marketing has gotten them far. As for your business coming in and taking over? Good luck with that.

I tried that once. I created a product with my co-founder, Hiten Shah. It was pretty amazing.

But then we realized something disturbing.

We were competing against Google.

Ha-ha.

Google? You don’t compete with Google. Instead, you get squashed, obliterated, bought out, or ignored.

We had to do something different. And that “something different” turned out to be growth hacking, and that’s when I first developed my fascination with the field. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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16 Quick Tips About How To Use Twitter For Business if You're A Local Entrepreneur (Part 1)

16 Quick Tips About How To Use Twitter For Business if You're A Local Entrepreneur (Part 1) | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Do you know how to use Twitter for business if you’re a local entrepreneur? 

If you don’t you should and this is a 2 part series on how to use Twitter as a local owner and really gain business from this amazing social network.There are over 300,000,000 people active on Twitter and in the United States alone over 88 million people visit Twitter each month.That means almost 40% of the adult population (more than 1 out of every 3 adults) are using Twitter here in the United States alone.With those kind of numbers, Twitter for business owners locally smells like a lot of opportunity to me.You see the great part about Twitter, unlike some of the other social platforms, is that you don’t have to have someone following you for you to engage with them (that is huge).Simply find someone that you’d like to start engaging with and you can message them directly by simply @mentioning them in your Tweet.Pretty cool, right?So let’s go over some awesome strategies in the exact order your should follow as a local business owner.First though if you’re wondering why you should follow these suggestions and does it really work, let me tell you what it did for me as a local service based business owner.From 2007-2012 our local cleaning company was actively using Twitter. We were doing $20,000 a week in sales and not only attracted new customers regularly from Twitter, but we also lowered our business churn (losing customers) by utilizing Twitter.Want to know how?Let’s get started, but make sure to follow this exact order. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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#Twitter can contribute significantly to your #local business. This article spells it all out.

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17 Tricks To Get More Things Done During the Work Day

17 Tricks To Get More Things Done During the Work Day | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Practice these simple tips to start freeing up your time and getting more done during the day.

Sometimes, we wish there were more hours in the day. Unfortunately, we can’t control time. What we can control is our productivity. Being cautious with how we spend our time is vital to getting more done during the day. Waking up earlier, meditating, creating daily to-do lists -- there are a number of ways to make the most out of every minute.

If you want to be more productive during your day, these simple hacks will help get you on your way. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Top 10 Reasons Customers Have No Idea Your Business Exists | CustomerThink

Top 10 Reasons Customers Have No Idea Your Business Exists | CustomerThink | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Top 10 Reasons Customers Have No Idea Your #Business Exists

Are your marketing efforts falling on deaf ears? If it feels like you spend tons of time and money on promoting your business but have little to show for it, you’re not alone. In today’s competitive landscape, it’s easy for even highly innovative companies to get lost in the shuffle.

Luckily, there’s a lot that you can do about it. First, identify the mistakes that you’re making. Here are 10 especially common ones and steps that you can take to correct them. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Keeping up with #technology and #social media is definitely a must for small businesses.

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Speed is every startup's superpower | AlphaGamma

Speed is every startup's superpower | AlphaGamma | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

One of the vexing problems most, if not all, large organizations face is “analysis paralysis” — the tendency to over-analyze and over-think a situation, resulting in no action being taken. It’s also one of the main reasons why startups (YOU!) consistently kick incumbents asses. But if you’re not careful, the same problem can creep into your own organization — even when you’re small. And for you, the problem can be deadly, as you simply don’t have the resources and multiple revenue streams that well-established companies have.

The credo you should live by is:

A GOOD DECISION MADE QUICKLY IS FAR BETTER THAN A GREAT DECISION MADE SLOWLY.

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‘I’m With Her’: The Strengths of Hillary Clinton

‘I’m With Her’: The Strengths of Hillary Clinton | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
There are many good reasons to vote for her, even if Donald Trump weren’t her opponent.

ONE of the great misperceptions of this political year, among many Democrats and Republicans alike, is that Hillary Clinton is a third-rate candidate with no core or convictions — oops, wrong word, but you get the point.

So in this last column before the election I want to pitch you the reasons to vote for Clinton and not just against Donald Trump. Read more: click image or title.

 

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Here is an excellent article from Nicholas Kristof, a great journalist with a real conscience, I love his wisdom and very accurate reporting. Again, he puts things in perspective. 

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Tools that help startups scale effectively

Tools that help startups scale effectively | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

If you wanted to start your own tech business 10 years ago, you needed deep pockets and extensive knowledge of building the various parts of a company yourself. From the ground up. Skype, Amazon and eBay were all well-backed companies given significant capital to grow while making significant early losses.

Building a successful tech company should not be that exclusive — you should neither need a hefty amount of capital nor a degree in engineering, necessarily. If you have a great idea, you should be able to focus on that idea and not have to worry about building non-core parts of your business from scratch, such as hosting or payroll. The good news is that we are closer than ever to that reality, thanks to a more mature ecosystem of tools that help startups scale effectively on a pay-as-you-grow basis. Read more: click image or title.

 

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"The steam engine became the universal source of power in the industrial revolution, and in today’s digital revolution, the startup stack is emerging as the steam engine for our age. But, coming at a much lower cost and being available globally via the cloud, the democratization potential of this is much stronger. Industrial revolutions have tended to benefit the few at the expense of the many. With the startup stack, maybe this latest revolution will be a lot more distributive than previous ones."

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Six Digital Disruptors Emerge as Finalists in Global Innovation Grand Challenge 2016

Six Digital Disruptors Emerge as Finalists in Global Innovation Grand Challenge 2016 | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Six Digital Disruptors Emerge as Finalists in Global Innovation Grand Challenge 2016.

The final sprint is on to the finish line spotlighting the world’s most disruptive digital innovators for industry.

It is my distinct honor to announce the six finalists of this year’s Innovation Grand Challenge. These six superstar startups rose to the top of a competition launched last May at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, attracting more than 5,500 participants from 150 countries that spanned every continent except Antarctica.

They are all digital trailblazers with the best potential to shake up private and public market sectors by harnessing the power of Cisco’s digital platform. 

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7 Ways to Stay Productive While You're Traveling

7 Ways to Stay Productive While You're Traveling | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Being productive while you're traveling is all about finding ways to create your own space to work.
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Excellent methods to make the best us of your time.

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Related articles available linked on page, great for anyone looking for tips! Enjoy ;-)
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Startups — Pay for these services

Startups — Pay for these services | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
Save equity, headaches, and friendships
Cut through the clutter

There are many articles about what it takes to succeed in the world of startups. These articles can be split into two categories. The best ones talk about business practices and ways of differentiating your business from others. The ones not worth reading, let alone the time wasted writing them, are listicles of supposed characteristics shared by so-called great founders, and arbitrary anecdotal information associated with success. Take the first class of articles with a grain of salt and don’t blow your time reading those of the second class.

Maybe you’re a student with the dreams of running your own company, or you believe that you can do the business your current employer does better. Maybe you have the money to start a business yourself and be your own boss. Maybe you and your friends want to change the world. Or perhaps you have an investor who believes in your dream and ability to get things done.
I’ve been a founding partner in four businesses. In the past ten years, I’ve learned a great deal, but my three most valuable lessons have been that you need a lawyer, an accountant and qualified service providers and employees. Getting these people right will save you countless headaches, time, money and friendships. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Listen carefully to this, important to the success of your #startup

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How I Promise You One of the Most Meaningful Days of Your Life

How I Promise You One of the Most Meaningful Days of Your Life | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

I know the title “I promise you one of the most meaningful days of your life” sounds grandiose but I mean it and I hope you’ll read through to the end and choose to take one small, totally free action, that will change your life and likely those of others.

On September 10th of this year I spent an entire day in California State Prison at the California City Correctional Facility with people who had committed felonies and worked with them on business plans to help them create legal enterprise upon their release as part of Defy Ventures 6-month training program.

I hadn’t cried this much maybe since childhood. Not cries out of pity but out of joy, pride and sadness at the lost lives, broken families and a broken system but also at the hope, ambition and remorse that I witnessed. I wasn’t verklempt — I wept.

I hadn’t felt this human since the day my two sons were born. I felt a deeper connection with human beings than I have felt in many years. I gave myself to help others but it was clear that the prisoners gave me as much as I offered. They showed vulnerability and a genuine interest in learning. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Powerful article by a #VC helping to change the system and inviting more people to do so.

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How to keep your startup spirit when your business takes off

How to keep your startup spirit when your business takes off | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Just four years ago, DesignMyNight.com were two people. Two years later we were five, and today, we are 20. Just four years ago we were working from Starbucks. Today, we are in an Old Street open-plan warehouse office space. The journey has been short but the expansion has been big.

Last week my business co-founder Andrew and I sat down and wondered if we had lost our startup spirit. As a brand new company, it was easy to get washed away with the excitement of being a startup – few bills to pay, few clients to worry about, only a few new members of the team. This was why we left our corporate snooze jobs; working hard for the boss wasn’t cutting it for us. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Keeping up the team spirit is essential for every #startup

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Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map

Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world in one brilliant map | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

Killing time before your flight can be a serious drag, but traveling just got a lot less painful thanks to this airport Wi-Fi map.

Travel blogger and computer security engineer, Anil Polat, understands the struggle of sitting in an airport without free Wi-Fi, so he created a handy interactive map for airport-goers to easily find Wi-Fi passwords. Read more, click image or title.

 

 

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Free wi-fi with passwords and locations for all major airports.

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How to Deal with People Who Have No Time to Learn New Things At Work

How to Deal with People Who Have No Time to Learn New Things At Work | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it
The following post outlines some ideas that you can use in the workplace on how to deal with people who have no time for learning.

Say what? No time to learn?

That’s like saying you don’t want to be up to speed with what’s happening in your industry, profession or even your customer market – the same one you’re servicing but I get it. Work is busy. People are busy. You’re busy.

When your priority is to get through emails, attend back-to-back meetings or finish that PowerPoint presentation that your boss asked you for the umpteenth time, making the time to switch your brain from ‘busy mode’ to ‘learning mode’ seems daunting.

Instead, we think about the work that we will need to catch up on and instead, put our learning off for another day.  However, if we don’t make time for learning at our work every day, it means that you are behind your peers, competitors, customers and your market – and that is an easy position to get into when the world is constantly changing.

So what do you do if deep down, YOU understand this but others in your work team might not?  How can you encourage your business team to consider ways of learning from each other and with each other at work? Read more: click image or title.

 

 

 

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Tips to solve this acute problem.

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Speed is Key To Startup Success (Here's How To Move Fast)

Speed is Key To Startup Success (Here's How To Move Fast) | Competitive Edge | Scoop.it

The need for speed in launching a startup is about much more than being the first to market.

As the founder of a startup development studio, Coplex, there's one major mistake I see inexperienced entrepreneurs make time and time again: moving too slowly. But the need for speed in launching a startup has little to do with being the first to market, and everything to do with having the necessary resources. New entrepreneurs spend so much time trying to get everything perfect that they run out of money.

To launch a startup, you need to be agile and you need to be quick. Slow and steady will not win the race. You need to be efficient, decisive, and ready to learn and adapt. But for people unfamiliar with founding a company, moving at such a fast pace can be scary. After all, it's your dream on the line and you don't want to drop the ball in your haste.

There is a way to launch a startup quickly and successfully. You just need to do these three things to make it through the process: Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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We all strive for perfection, but often fall somewhat short of it. Maybe we overanalyse issues or we don’t follow through on promises, or maybe we aren’t putting the best version of ourselves out there to begin with.

When it comes to being respected at work, there are certain steps that you can take to ensure that your superiors don’t think you’re just there for the paycheque. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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