Archive for the ‘Startups’ Category

How to Pick Winning Startup Teams

Here’s a thirty-minute presentation on How to Pick Winning Startup Teams I recently did at the annual angel investors https://volgaangels.com/en/ conference in Russia.

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Global Entrepreneurship – The Importance of a second language as long as it’s English.

Absolutely nothing prevents you from doing business on a global scale if you only speak one language… as long as the one language you speak is English.

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How to Build a Pitch Deck – How to Pitch

Here’s a one-hour – Building a Pitch Deck and How to Pitch – presentation I had the honor of doing for The Next Society to a room full of entrepreneurs from the MENA region.

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Was Shakespeare an Entrepreneur?

The meaning of words evolve over time. For example, in 1828 England the word “Entrepreneur” was defined as a “manager or promoter of a theatrical production”. I think this is an excellent bookend to the French definition of Entrepreneur… “one who undertakes or gets things done“. You can easily think of a startup as a […]

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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 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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Part I Becoming an Entrepreneur – Je Fait, Donc Je Suis – I Do, Therefore I Am

“Je fait, donce je suis” – “I do, therefore I am”. Focus on “getting shit done” and JFDI.

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More About Understanding The World… 5 Tips on How to Find International Opportunities

5 Tips on How to Find International Opportunities

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Keep Calm and Keep on Truckin’

If you believe everything that you read you would think that being an entrepreneur is all if not mostly one high after another; every idea being funded, every app getting built and every team jumping for joy every day. The reality is quite the opposite. But we do it because of the intense satisfaction we get from doing something meaningful. Something that we are passionate about.

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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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