Hustle. Fail. Hustle some more. Fail. Borrow money from your favorite aunt. Hustle. Fail. Repeat the process until you’re stuck with no funding and crippling debt.
Whenever people ask me about startup successes my answer is always simple: product development efficiency.
World War for Entrepreneurship. A grand title I know. Perhaps I even risk exaggerating a little. But please, hear me out first.
Extreme careerism. Defined as “the policy or practice of advancing one’s career often at the cost of one’s integrity,” is the single most destructive force in business, and I may argue, society in general.
To be yourself, or not to be yourself. Which is more helpful in helping you succeed, both professionally and personally?
Inspiration. It’s a funny old thing. One minute you have it, the next it escapes you. One thing is certain though, it is always closer to home than you think.
Going global. You simply have to take the plunge. Make a leap of faith. Or in the words of Nike, Just Do it. Whatever the slogan, the sentiment is the same.
Paris, they say, is always a good idea [especially since they’ve just won the World Cup]. True story. In much the same way, outsourcing is always a bad idea, in my humble opinion.
Relationships. They can make you or break your personal growth. There’s no doubt about that.
Summer time and the living is easy. Right? In theory yes, but the summer slowdown should not be your escape from reality. Worse still, it should not be about a total escape from your professional life.