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Learn to Pitch Like Mad Men’s Don Draper

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 25, 2013

You are busy. I am busy. Everybody is. Let me tell you why you should spent the next five minutes reading me. I have pitched to friends, family, investors, partners, consumers, at competitions and events, presented various works at middle-school, high-school and college, preached at multiple church services, bootcamps, sunday-school and real-time translated a dozen of preachers, and spoke at conferences in uni. From Portugal, to UK, to India, in different languages,…

Interview: Tiffany Tabar and UpSpring PR Focus on Design

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / May 24, 2013

  Tiffany Tabar is the CEO and co-founder of UpSpring PR, a boutique public relations firm specializing in architecture, interior design and product manufacturing. She and her co-founder, Sarah Nelkin, the company’s President, have built a strong niche in the hospitality, residential and commercial design markets, precisely by targeting clients working in these areas, such as the design of new restaurants. Their current roster includes a nice mix…

Want To Be an Inspirational Leader? 3 Pitfalls That Can Trip You Up

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 24, 2013

A “pitfall” is an unsuspected danger, a trap masquerading as a safe path. They’re easy to fall into –and even harder to dig yourself out of–which is why the best protection is a heightened sense of awareness that what seems safe may not be. Aspiring inspirational leaders starting or growing their businesses need to be on the look out for these seemingly safe behaviors that can, over time,…

Infographic: It’s Not Easy Being a Green Innovator

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 23, 2013

In today’s world, more and more people are becoming concerned with the environment – some to the point of dedicating their lives to trying to come up with innovative solutions to the world’s problems. Unfortunately, many of these people with great ideas don’t necessarily have the means to bring their concepts to life – at least, until now. Enter the great plane-leveler: the Internet! With the rise of…

Leadership Lessons From The Walking Dead

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 23, 2013

When was the last time you faced adversity? Hopefully, your office won’t be swarmed by a herd of reanimated corpses any time soon, but you and your team’s ability to face and survive adversity, from upset clients to industry melt-downs, is probably the single biggest influencer of your business’ on-going success. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is highly educational for us entrepreneurs. It’s brimmed with wonderful metaphors for business…

Legacy: Why YOU Should Start Thinking About Dying

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / May 23, 2013

What did you do this week?  It probably wasn’t what you would have done if it was your last week on earth. What are you doing next week?  Wow.  Probably pretty depressing when you put it that way. Most people don’t think about death very often.  I certainly don’t.  The title of this article actually gives me the creeps.  Most people say things like “I want to live…

Top Tips for Keeping Motivated When Working From Home

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 22, 2013

In some ways, working from home is the ultimate luxury.  You get to lie in bed longer each morning, you save money on petrol, you don’t have to put up with the office gossip and that annoying guy who eats garlic-laced sandwiches at his desk every day.  Unfortunately, you also get to miss out on office bonding, you’re the last person to hear any news, and you don’t…

Importance of Energy Efficiency for a Startup Business

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / May 22, 2013

For entrepreneurs and small business owners, it can be a difficult task running a business and trying to succeed in the market, without having to think about green business ideals. However, it is more often than not the case that a small business should start simple with energy efficiency – which is what we are going to do today. The statistics Economist Intelligence Unit conducted the survey unlocking…

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