Birth of An Entrepreneur

Feld Thoughts

I woke up this morning to another Storyworth history from him, this time titled Birth Of An Entrepreneur: Brad Feld. Birth Of An Entrepreneur: Brad Feld. I was sure he had all the characteristics of an entrepreneur. Our country’s greatness was built on this entrepreneural spirit. The post Birth of An Entrepreneur appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

7 Emigrant Entrepreneur Traits We All Should Emulate

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience as a business advisor and angel investor these days, I seem to more frequently hear from entrepreneurs and business owners with “can’t-fail” or “get-rich-quick” ideas. Brian Buffini emigrant entrepreneur success traits

6 Keys To Marketing That Many Entrepreneurs Overlook

Startup Professionals Musings

Yet I see many technology entrepreneurs that focus on the basics of marketing too little and too late. Many entrepreneurs fear giving away their very best insights, strategies, or tools via social media – it might diminish the demand and the profit. Marketing is everything these days.

10 Entrepreneur Attributes That Will Make You A Star

Startup Professionals Musings

Elon Musk via Flickr by TED Conference To be successful as an entrepreneur, you don’t have to be a fabulous person, but it helps. Some people, and some entrepreneurs, have that something extra that you can’t quite put your finger on, like Ryan Seacrest is searching for on American Idol.

8 All Too Painful Entrepreneur Negotiation Mistakes

Startup Professionals Musings

For example, one of the first decisions that most of you entrepreneurs face is how much equity to give to early investors, co-founders, and key new hires. business entrepreneur mistakes negotiation Samuel Dinnar

Why Entrepreneurs Should Learn To Code

YoungUpstarts

If you’re an entrepreneur and you’ve ever heard someone talking about the debate between Python 2 vs. Python 3 or what the future of modern programming and coding might look like, you could feel lost. Even if you don’t realize, as a business owner or entrepreneur, coding is all around you.

10 Collaboration Myths No Entrepreneur Should Believe

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, it takes a collaboration of many good people to build and run a business, even though the original idea probably did come from that innovative entrepreneur. It also may be a hard concept to accept if you are a fiercely independent entrepreneur driving an innovative vision.

As An Entrepreneur, Are You Ready To Meet The Press?

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs I know admit to a poor first media interaction, and many are still waiting for the instant replay. Why do many entrepreneurs think they can “wing it” and get the same results? entrepreneur media training meet the press

10 Global Female Entrepreneurs To Watch

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at ten female entrepreneurs that have certainly arrived on the scene. People Success Profiles female entrepreneurs people women entrepreneurs women in businessAnd we'd wager they are here to stay.

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Entrepreneurs Math: (.9)^10 = 1

Feld Thoughts

I had a wonderful time interviewing Larry Gold last night at Entrepreneurs Unplugged. Among the many great stories he told, including a doozy about the time he was a sophomore at Yale, he had a powerful one about how entrepreneurs assess potential outcomes.

Entrepreneurs Unplugged – The David(s) on 9/13/18

Feld Thoughts

One of my favorite public events is the CU Boulder Silicon Flatirons Entrepreneurs Unplugged series. The post Entrepreneurs Unplugged – The David(s) on 9/13/18 appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Techstars brad bernthal brown cohen cu boulder entrepreneurs unplugged

7 Messages All New Entrepreneurs Should Take To Heart

Startup Professionals Musings

When you have been on the startup firing line, you quickly learn that any insight from experts and entrepreneurs who have been there before you can make the difference between failure and success. business entrepreneur failure silver bullet Susan Solovic

10 Questions To Test Your Aptitude As An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

In fact, some pundits argue that the best entrepreneurs, including Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, actually dropped out of school early to start their businesses, implying a negative relationship to training. Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur, and that is a good thing.

24 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your “job” can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality. Being in love is great.

5 Startup Tips From Successful Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

To that end, here are five essential startup tips from some of the world’s most accomplished entrepreneurs. Syed Balkhi is a serial entrepreneur, whose most recent success stories include WPBeginner and Optinmonster.

6 Powerful Drivers Shared By Successful Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

In my experience mentoring new entrepreneurs and aspiring business leaders, I see far too many who seem to be driven by all the wrong reasons. He makes a convincing argument that the best leaders and entrepreneurs follow their intrinsic rather than extrinsic motivations.

Five Key Productivity Mistakes For Entrepreneurs To Avoid

YoungUpstarts

Most entrepreneurs are led to believe that successful business models prosper quickly and easily. Too many entrepreneurs may be focusing too much on their hopes and dreams of success rather than maintaining daily best practices to stay productive and healthy.

12 powerful lessons for new entrepreneurs

Our Own Start-up

One needs to keep various factors in mind while aspiring to become an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship entrepreneur entrepreneurship entrepreneurship tips first time entrepreneurs lessons for new entrepreneurs new entrepreneurs startup lessons startup tips tips for first time entrepreneurs

New Entrepreneurs – Who To Seek Advice From

YoungUpstarts

This can be incredibly exciting as a new entrepreneur but it can also be a daunting experience as you will not know what to expect. Other Entrepreneurs. Speaking to more experienced entrepreneurs can be daunting when you are first starting out but it is highly valuable.

How Entrepreneurs Get Inspired

YoungUpstarts

To be a successful entrepreneur, you have to stay on the search for the next idea, and that requires inspiration. Is “the big idea” often right under an entrepreneur’s nose in the form of existing problems at the company that need fixing? by Peter J.

We Need More Entrepreneurs In Congress

Feld Thoughts

As we come to the end of a particularly noisy and contentious election cycle, a thought echoes over and over in my mind – we need more entrepreneurs in Congress. In 2010 Martin started a non-profit called Upstate Venture Connect with a mission is to connect first time entrepreneurs in new industries with the resources who can help them across the entire Upstate NY region. The post We Need More Entrepreneurs In Congress appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

The Loneliness of an Entrepreneur

Feld Thoughts

The post The Loneliness of an Entrepreneur appeared first on Feld Thoughts. This showed up in my inbox the other day from a friend of 20 years. He’s been involved in a number of companies that we’ve invested in over the years in different senior and/or co-founder roles, including CEO. It was short and sweet but captured the essence of something I often talk about with founders. Heard you and Jerry on CPR this morning , nice job!

4 Twitter Profiles That Young Entrepreneurs Should Follow

YoungUpstarts

If you’re a young entrepreneur, you probably have a few highly successful entrepreneurs that you follow to the T. While some aren’t so good at making use of the minimalistic approach to communication, some are incredible, and give young entrepreneurs a new chance to learn every day.

How Female Entrepreneurs Can Create Stable Businesses

YoungUpstarts

In the world of capitalism success, the potential of female entrepreneurs unveils as exceeding rates of women entering the fields of businesses, whether on a small scale such as spas to retail outlets, can be prominently observed.

The Difference Between Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Steve Blank

Something I said seemed to inspire her: “I always thought you needed to be innovative, original to be an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs are the ones that make things happen. But what I’ve noticed is that it’s rare that the smartest technical innovator is the most successful entrepreneur.

3 Big Lessons From African Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

They might not be well-known names in the US, but the continent has many iconic entrepreneurs and investors whose stories can tell us a lot about success in business, such as Jason Njoku , Mzi Khumalo and Peter Munga. Why has attention turned so quickly to African startups, and what can we learn from the continents’ successful entrepreneurs? In Africa, entrepreneurs have serious, intractable problems that western startups don’t face. by Sharon Fishburne.

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Depression and Entrepreneurs

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I wrote a meaningful amount about entrepreneurs and depression in Startup Life. I’ve had several extraordinary experiences like dinner last night in Toronto with a dozen fantastic entrepreneurs who I hope to have continuous involvement – as a friend and potential investor – in the future. I know many entrepreneurs who deal with different levels of depression. But that doesn’t deny the fact that entrepreneurs get depressed.

How Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Build A Strong Personal Brand

YoungUpstarts

Here are some tips and tricks that every introverted entrepreneur can rely on during the early days of brand development. If that’s truly the case, then you need to network with other entrepreneurs as much as possible. by Manish Dudharejia, President and Founder of E2M Solutions Inc.

30 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your “job” can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality. Being in love is great.

7 Key Entrepreneur Habits Highlight Execution Ability

Startup Professionals Musings

As a small business and startup advisor, I find that entrepreneurs often love to talk about their latest idea, but not their execution. The best entrepreneurs know what they don’t know, aren’t afraid to ask for business help, and always offer something in return.

Motivational Hacks From 4 Successful Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

So take a look at these motivational hacks from four successful entrepreneurs to bounce out of bed tomorrow with a fresh new outlook. She advises budding entrepreneurs to enjoy the ride, eat good food and find someone that makes them laugh. Who are your favourite entrepreneurs and why?

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Find Money To Start A Business

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepreneurs is “How do I find the money to start my business?” These are tough for a first-time entrepreneur. business entrepreneur funding money

Adopt An Entrepreneur Mindset To Enhance Your Career

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the big differences between an entrepreneur and an employee of a big business is that employees tend to have a very narrow focus on their job, while entrepreneurs have to keep the broader focus on business. career entrepreneur owner mindset

5 Tips For A Traveling Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

In the last year, I paid off over $40,000 in college debt thanks to mentors and fellow entrepreneurs (as well as a handful of professionals, including expat tax experts). You don’t have to quit your day job to become an entrepreneur. by John Lim, founder of Ansel.

11 Tips For Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

The fourth is called an entrepreneur. The greatest exhilaration and reward in being an entrepreneur is clearly seeing things that others cannot see, and instinctively knowing how to accomplish your vision. This may be the most critical trait of any successful entrepreneur.

7 Tips For Entrepreneurs Seeking A Balanced Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

I know some entrepreneurs with successful businesses, and others who seem to have a great relationship with their family, but I can’t think of many who have both. Individually, they both take focus, commitment, and a variety of skills, all the strengths of a good entrepreneur.

How Entrepreneurs Select And Nurture Top Performers

Startup Professionals Musings

As an entrepreneur, you need to avoid partnering with these people, or hiring them into your startup. The best entrepreneurs never confuse motion with results. If you are the entrepreneur or executive in the organization, make sure you are the role model in execution and in hiring.

7 reasons you need more than just hard work to succeed as an entrepreneur

Our Own Start-up

It is not just hard work which you need to put in to become an entrepreneur.

7 Habits Practiced By Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

In my years of working with entrepreneurs, I have heard many times the promise that their new idea will create the next Amazon or Apple, but I rarely hear the more important promise that the founder will practice all the good habits of winning entrepreneurs like Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs.

7 Business tips lessons from successful entrepreneurs

Our Own Start-up

Entrepreneurship business knowledge business lessons business tips from successful entrepreneurs entrepreneurship entrepreneurship tips successful entrepreneursIf this is your first plunge into the entrepreneurial scene, it is always advisable to learn from other mistakes.

Dos And Don’ts Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Take Note Of

YoungUpstarts

Successful entrepreneurs always had a thing or two to learn from successful people before them, and they keep learning as they go. Becoming a successful entrepreneur in the twenty-first century takes a lot of work, vision and perseverance.

The Right Way To Raise Future Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

But who becomes a successful entrepreneur? Many recent articles suggest recipes for how parents can try to mold their children into entrepreneurs, recommending specific steps parents can take. I learned you don’t want to “make” your children entrepreneurs.

Advice For A Young Entrepreneur – How To Start Out Well

YoungUpstarts

That being said, if you’re a young entrepreneur with limited experience in running or starting a business, it can be extremely difficult to know where to start. Others entrepreneur advice starting a business