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THE 101 HATS OF AN ENTREPRENEUR

Being an entrepreneur literally means having to wear 101 hats. Here’s my list of the hats I wear from time to time.

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Part III Becoming an Entrepreneur – ‘Entreprendre’ – The Origin & Meaning of the Word Entrepreneur

To go forward in your understanding of becoming an entrepreneur you have to go back to the original 13th century French verb and think entreprendre… to do and JFDI!

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Part II Becoming an Entrepreneur – The Entrepreneurs Mantra – Top 10 Things You Need

The mantra of the entrepreneur: I do therefore I am.

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A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins With JFDI

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins With JFDI

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Competitions & Demo Days – We don’t give a damn about your stinkin’ badges

Commentary on business plan competitions and demo days. What’s important is building your business, not the accolades that come from contests.

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10 Things Every Startup Needs to Know

Where have I been for the past year? In Startup Chile building my startup: Kedzoh. And, I wanted to share 10 things I think you need to know when doing your own startup.

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American Censorship Day – Be Very Afraid!

    On November 16th the US Congress will hold hearings on the first American Internet censorship system. This bill can pass. If it does the Internet and free speech will never be the same. It’s your Internet don’t let them take it away! Click here http://www.americancensorship.org/# to send a message to the US Congress […]

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Would You Hire Steve Jobs?

Would you hire Steve Jobs? What if someone told you in an interview that taking LSD was one of the most important moments of their life..What if they told you they were an orphan and their father was an Arab Muslim. What if they told you that one of the classes they took that had the most impact on them was a calligraphy class. What if they told you that they dropped out of college after one semester. All these things are true about Steve Jobs. Would you hire him?

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Understanding America – Part III – 5 Things You Need to Know

5 tips on understanding America. 1) It’s a huge market, 2) People have money and credit cards (businesses too), 3) Everyone speaks one language, 4) It’s one culture and 5) It’s easy to do business in America compared to many other places.

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5 Simple Mistakes That Can Derail Your Startup

Five simple mistakes that most startups make are completely avoidable and can be fixed in less than 5 minutes.

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