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The 20 Life Skills You Need To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

Let me be blunt: The skills you think are important in order to become an entrepreneur, aren’t. And the skills you don’t consider to be important to be an entrepreneur, are. Here are 20 of them, if you want to be successful: 1. Patience. If you don’t have it, good

Personal Growth, The Latest, Thought Leadership

These are Two of the Hardest Words to Hear: But Also Two of the Most Important

I can’t even type them right now… give me a minute “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive business advantage.” — Jack Welch There are two words in the English language that I dread to hear. Not because they are good or

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Three perspectives on the relationship between the internet and democracy

Over the last few years, the potentially damaging impact of the internet on democracy has increasingly come to dominate the news. The recently disclosed internal Facebook emails, which revealed that employees discussed allowing developers to harvest user data for a fee, are but the latest in a long line of scandals surrounding

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Entrepreneurial sixth sense: how intuition drives stronger decision making

Adam Werbach was the Sierra Club’s golden boy. He grew up in Los Angeles where, as a 7-year-old, he would check Smog reports before his morning T-ball practices. A morning habit fueled by an enormous love for the environment and a vision for a greener future. At the age of twenty-three, Werbach became

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Slightly Cloudy with a Chance of SaaS

SaaS is often so brainlessly easy to implement that for many executives it should be the first toe-test into cloud   There is a logical progression in the psychological Stages of Cloud Acceptance among business and IT executives: Do nothing. Hope it goes away. Get concerned that you’re last to the

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Excellence is obsolete: redefining the standard for success

  “Something deep in the human heart breaks at the thought of a life of mediocrity.” ― C. S. Lewis   In literature, in media and most certainly in the workplace, mediocrity carries a decidedly negative connotation. Nobody wants to be merely mediocre. Google “mediocrity” and you’ll get results such

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23 Time Management Techniques of Insanely Busy People

Time is finite. We all have the same amount of hours each day. You can’t store time, borrow it, or save for later use. You can only decide how to allocate it, spending it on activities of higher rather than low value. Time management is a game of choices: projects

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Top 10 Steve Jobs Success Secrets for Insane Productivity

I just finished reading “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, the only authorized biography of one of the most creative minds of all time. I watched the movie based on the book and his other biopic — simply titled “Jobs” — last year. Driven to learn more about his innovations, productivity, leadership, and marketing

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Are Millennials Really That Different?

Roughly once a week I’m asked, ‘Are millennials really that different from other generations?’ I figured it would make sense to share my response with you, distilled into four pivotal factors. #1 Generationally we are different Millennials, individuals who are now between 18-35 years old, were born and raised with

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If You Don’t Eliminate This Habit, You Will Never Grow

I had to stop doing this to finally start being consistent. “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” — Sun Tzu For many years I had a problem that I did not even know about. It

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