Posts Tagged ‘startup’

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 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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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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The Great California Time Myth

I deal in myths all the time in building a tech business (i.e. how easy it is, how hard it is, how you need traction to get investors, how you don’t need traction to get investors…). But the most frustrating myth I’ve had to deal with is is the myth that being based in California […]

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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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How to Build a Global Technology Company in Five Steps

Five steps to building a global technology company

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A Taste of India

Observations from living in India

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I’m mad as hell and don’t want complex edtech anymore!

How much has teaching and learning really changed in the last 10,000 years? Sure, we have the internet with millions of pages but that’s just a big disorganized library. What about the real stuff of teaching and learning? I don’t think teaching and learning has changed at all, matter of fact I think we’ve lost touch with some very simply truths and technology needs to reflect that.

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