Archive for the ‘Entrepreneur’ Category

Work Harder

Not everyone who’s on top today got there when they initially started. When faced with numerous obstacles they were forced to work harder and continue to move forward regardless of how many failures they encountered. Next time you’re feeling down about your failures, keep these famous people in mind and remind yourself that sometimes failure is just the first step towards success. Business Gurus Henry Ford: While Ford is today known for his innovative assembly line and American-made cars, he wasn’t an instant success. In fact, his early businesses failed […]

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Tools for Entrepreneurs: Making Something People Love

Google for Entrepreneurs and General Assembly have partnered up to create “Tools for Entrepreneurs,” video classes for entrepreneurs to grow their skills and grow their businesses.

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Simon Sinek: Start With Why

Simon Sinek discusses the principal behind every successful person and business. A simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”

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Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

Brene Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.

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Simon Sinek: Why Leaders Eat Last

In this in-depth talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek reveals the hidden dynamics that inspire leadership and trust. In biological terms, leaders get the first pick of food and other spoils, but at a cost. When danger is present, the group expects the leader to mitigate all threats even at the expense of their personal well-being. Understanding this deep-seated expectation is the key difference between someone who is just an “authority” versus a true “leader.”

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Seth Godin: Failing Until You Succeed

Author Seth Godin shares his views on taking risks, challenging the status quo and starting a business!  

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Mike Rowe From ‘Dirty Jobs’: Don’t Follow Your Passion, Live It

Being an entrepreneur can be liberating. You set your own hours. You call the shots. You take a passion and create something from it. For actor Mike Rowe, the seed for being an entrepreneur was planted early in his life by his grandfather who was a handy and hardworking man. Best known for creating and hosting the TV show Dirty Jobs on the Discovery Channel, Rowe has blazed his own path in business — no matter the risk or uncertainty of it. And that’s the way he likes it. Source: […]

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