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What Separates the Men From the Boys

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 18, 2014

When it comes to choosing whom to work with in business, there’s a huge difference between choosing to partner with a small startup versus a large Fortune 500 corporation. Both have their own merits and it really depends on what the end result is meant to be. Check out our list of what really separates the little guys from the big corporate companies below. Decision Making Speed In…

How Jony Ive Led Apple to World Domination

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 6, 2014

British born Jonathan Ive, head of Design at Apple, is the lesser-known mastermind behind the iPod, iMac, PowerBook G4, MacBook, G4 Cube, unibody MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad. Without his dedication to simplicity and functional design, the Apple products that exist today may not have become a reality without Ive. What initially sparked his interest in design was his love for cars as a teenager. Thankfully for us,…

Why You Need a Thinking Weekend

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / February 6, 2014

  When Bill Gates was the CEO of Microsoft, he’d have a thinking week twice a year. He left away and couldn’t have been disturbed for the entire week. He’d read a lot of papers by his employees, go through their ideas and do things he normally didn’t have enough time for. You might have heard that. And you’ve probably heard you should do the same. Then you said…

4 Companies Who Foster Innovation

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / January 30, 2014

Do You Know How To Make Your Teams Innovate? Most organizations realize that in today’s competitive world simply plodding on and delivering more of the same will only get you so far. If you keep on producing the same products and services, year on year, with minimal development, sooner rather than later, a new disruptive player will enter the market and eat your lunch. There’s no doubt, that…

Never Say No to Innovation: 4 Lessons from Improv

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 27, 2013

It’s almost a scientific fact that any human being, no matter how depressed or cynical, will laugh to the point of tears while watching an episode of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” The skits are unexpected and irreverent, and the comedians can barely keep it together most of the time. The secret’s in the teamwork. The players are talented individually, but the more important thing is that they’re…

5 Tips to Promote Innovation

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 7, 2013

Albert Einstein once said, What I infer from this saying is that your imagination should be exclusive and markedly high, so that you could learn and equip yourself with the knowledge to tackle the hurdles of life and excel towards your aim. Knowledge is important, there is no denying that fact, but if you have no vision then you are off the beam. The young entrepreneurs of today…

It’s the 21st Century: Innovate, Experiment, & Grow

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / November 18, 2013

Today’s twentysomethings are lost in many ways. It’s a tricky world to live in, vastly different from the one in which our parents grew up. We were promised a world full of jobs, opportunities, and new and exciting ways to make a living. The world of the 21st century was supposed to be a huge improvement over the 20th, and we were all supposed to enjoy an amazing,…

How to Increase Creativity at Work

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / October 10, 2013

  When it comes to stimulating your creativity, the workplace can be a little lackluster. Depending on what you do, work can leave you feeling pretty mundane by the end of the day, but there are many ways to combat this feeling. Companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook have used their resources to provide employees with office spaces, and countless other outlets, meant to create inspiration in the…

Part 3 of The Entrepreneur In Time: Taking Risks Brings Chaos Into Order

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 25, 2013

This article is the third in the series “The Entrepreneur in Time” which is exploring some of the basic assumptions about entrepreneurs from the emergence of entrepreneurship in capitalist business writings up until the present day. I embarked on this topic to discover if the character of the entrepreneur has always been the same, or if the idea has developed over time. One hundred years ago it was…

10 Innovators Who Did More Drugs Than You

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 26, 2013

Stephen King With certain writers it can be a little obvious, I’m sure right now you’re saying, “really?”, but if we take a look at the numbers its not all that surprising. King has published 50 novels and almost 200 short stories  which includes novellas, poetry, and screenplays. The publishing of his works started when he was 12 years old with a short story entitled, “Land of 1,000,000…

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