I want to change the conversation around fear of failure and adversity. You might not want to hear it, but I genuinely believe that your adversity and your “losses” are your biggest strengths in today’s environment.
Is it possible to be successful in business and not fulfilled? The answer is a resounding yes today, and I’m convinced that it will be even truer tomorrow, as young idealistic entrepreneurs try to adapt to the long-standing business culture if success is only measured in the money you make for yourself and your business. […]
Modern parenting needs a much healthier debate. Many parents are creating “fake environments” and entitlement which make kids fall hard later in life. These are some of my honest POVs and ideas on why it actually be beneficial to let kids lose up front.
As I worked my way up to being the owner of a growing staffing agency, I learned that the biggest challenge to getting what you deserve can be your own mindset. We often don’t realize the excuses we make prevent us from achieving great success. Excuses come in all forms, shapes, and sizes, and rob […]
Maybe we “one-and-not-done’ers” are crazy to be willing to start a business again and again. We know it will be hard, if not seemingly impossible, and there will be times when we will be overwhelmed with frustration. In spite of that, we know the journey is worth it. Each time we get the nerve to start a new business, we have opportunities to iterate and optimize the entrepreneurial process. On your next entrepreneurial adventure, be sure to generate corporate values, face brutal facts, know where the dough goes, be authentic, and never quit.
These different factors what separates a lifestyle entrepreneur from a venture-backable entrepreneur.
The highest rate of entrepreneurial growth over the last few years is not Gen-Y upstarts, but Boomers over the age of 50, now called encore entrepreneurs.
Some investors seem to focus wholly on the strengths of the management team, or a sustainable competitive advantage, and in reality, these are the core attributes of every funding equation. While these may be necessary for funding, they may not be sufficient to make your startup the great success embodied in your vision. In the […]
Most people think that being the best requires more intelligence, more training, and more experience. In reality, in business or even in sports, the evidence is conclusive that it is as much about how you think, as what you do.
Most of you aspiring entrepreneurs have no idea how dramatically your own role has to evolve as you develop a solution, start a business, and expect it to scale into a successful self-managed company. You may have a strong product development background, but typically have minimal experience in hiring and leading team members and groups, […]