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  • Finding a co-founder to start a business

    Subscribe to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on the latest advice and articles on business. Starting a business is not an easy task. You need to validate your idea, find first clients, invest time and money into it, stay motivated, and have someone you can bounce ideas off. Some of us like to fly ...
  • How to monetise your “persona” – learning from Obama

    Subscribe to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on the latest advice and articles on business. If you are at all engaged with entrepreneurial threads on Reddit, Quora or Facebook, you will see at least once a day advice on how the wealthy got their current wealth and how they stay wealthy. One of ...
  • Keeping track of your expenses in life and business (Excel Template)

    Subscribe to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on the latest advice and articles on business. Every day we spend money on food, accessories, clothing and other recreational activities. Entrepreneurs spend money on staff salaries, purchasing stock, website development, etc. At the same time, there is (hopefully) income and sales that you need to ...
  • Five biggest mergers in corporate history: overview and lessons to be learned

    Subscribe to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on the latest advice and articles on business. When you hear about another big corporate merger what do you think? Well, truth be told, probably not much. It may pique your interest if the merger is directly related to the sector/industry that you work in, and ...
  • Things they don't tell you about running a business: from biomimetics to becoming a serial entrepreneur

    How did it all start for you? I earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Human Biology from Brown University in 2010 and the first job I had outside of college was working as a sustainability intern for the university doing a water usage study. This is also where I first learned the principles and processes of Lean ...
  • When to outsource remote workforce

    Subscribe to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on the latest advice and articles on business. In 2020 internet has allowed employees to access top professionals in countries, where the pay is significantly lower than in the employees’ location. Fiverr, Upwork, TopTal and other platforms have capitalised on this, and now it is easier ...
  • Why a nine to five job could be… perfect for entrepreneurs

    Subscribe to our newsletter here, so you don’t miss out on the latest advice and articles on business. In 2019 it has become “cool” to say: “a nine to five job sucks, I am going to start my own business instead”. “Corporate jobs kill creativity”, “starting a business is easier than ever before” and “you can ...
  • How can I run a small business from home successfully?

    We are entering the third decade of the 21st century and more people than ever look for ways to start their own business and work from home. With eCommerce becoming the major trend of 2010’s and social media taking the central stage, accessing new clients worldwide has become easier than ever before. However, running a ...
  • Things to consider when starting a new business

    When starting a new business, 100 things will got through your head, but you need to be very systematic about it, otherwise you will fail. 1. Idea validation. First and foremost – validate your idea. You might think that you have invented Facebook, but guess what? There is already a Facebook out there, and good luck ...
  • Finding the first adopters/clients for your startup

    You got an idea for your product. You think it’s brilliant. But there is only one way to test it – you need to find first clients willing to spend money on it. This is the path to finding your first adopters. 1. Creating a profile of your ideal customer Who is the person that absolutely craves your product? Without ...


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