Starting your own business can be an exciting endeavor. As a small business owner, you’re free to make your own decisions, guide the company in the direction you see fit, and benefit from complete creative freedom. Despite the myriad of positive benefits, starting a company isn’t a decision you should be taking lightly. With that […]
It’s always on the checklist for a business and startup founder — get media attention. And of course, you want that attention – it will put eyeballs on your product, which may lead to users, which can bring money, potential investors, and all the other wonderful things that can come from matching the right product […]
The entrepreneur’s path is challenging and exciting. It requires your full commitment and a sincere desire to scale business as you evolve too. It is a continuous process of stepping beyond your own limits and bringing innovation for the world to see. The moment when you start feeling your limits often means that you are […]
While the employee has been preparing for a shake-up in the workplace, the organization has remained under the illusion of safety. Many organizations are seemingly complacent and believing that things will only get better for them. The Human Development Report 2015: Work for Human Development pointed out how globalization and advancement in technology are influencing […]
Marketers can take advantage of data to build effective email marketing campaigns tailored to their target audience. Studying and tracking data over time reveals what does and doesn’t work. And marketers can use a/b testing to rectify mistakes, overcome issues, and achieve better results. Sourcing data to personalize campaigns is simple enough thanks to the […]
Over the past two years, we’ve witnessed the cryptocurrency market explode onto the scene, minting billionaires overnight, followed by an implosion that has wiped out up to 80 percent of the market’s value. All along, the true believers have continued to insist that this is just the growing pains of a new and dynamic financial […]
“Failure is success in progress” ― Albert Einstein Entrepreneurs are enthusiastic and serial failers. Entrepreneurs seem to be constantly looking for solutions and alternative ways of doing everything. And crucially, they don’t give a damn about failure, because they know that failure is, in fact, discovery. Some have declared, “The only way I will know […]
Most leaders have been bombarded by the idea that business partnerships are vital to their success. Partners can extend a company’s reach, add new audiences, enhance its value, expand its capabilities, and even boost its reputation by association. Marketing Week pointed out that behemoths like Amazon and Adidas have grown larger as a result of […]
These entrepreneurs are the ones that work in corporations while working on their innovation. These are they who toiled furiously day and night in their garage, or took out a second mortgage on their home. We’ve all heard the romantic anecdotes of entrepreneurs. How often does this really happen? Is this a requirement for a […]
The Start-Up Chile accelerator was arguably the spark that ignited Chile’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Chilean government, through the development agency CORFO, founded Start-Up Chile in 2010 as a way to bring in foreign entrepreneurs who would galvanize Chile’s transition into an economy built on technology and innovation. Since then, Start-Up Chile has accelerated over 1,500 […]
The most successful large organizations never forget their startup roots. Instead, they find ways to preserve their entrepreneurial mindset, even in the face of growing scale and maturity. I’m honored to work for Comcast, which is such a company, surrounded by leaders who are driven by a collective passion to create innovative experiences that change […]
Check buzzwords and ego projects at the door.
How to scope it out to avoid missteps.
Take that, Peter Thiel.
Michael Baum made “Oprah money” launching six successful startups, but his work with entrepreneurs may be more valuable.
Silicon Valley frowns on age, yet several of its most successful entrepreneurs argue experience tends to trump youthful exuberance.