Monotheism 101– Fiji Edition

Pascal's View

  My theological work in Fiji was done. One of my favorite tropical drinks is dark rum, tonic, and a generous lime wedge, served in a tall glass with lots of ice.    I sat down at Navutu's beach-side bar in the beautiful Yasawa islands yesterday evening, ordered my favorite, and the bartender made some conversation as he prepared the refreshing potion.    This is what followed: "Are you going to go to church tomorrow?"

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Bridge The Gap Villages

crowdSPRING Blog

The organization has created a partnership with Vorovoro, a village in North Fiji. We’re starting in the “friendly North” of Fiji, giving travelers new, authentic, and magical ways to experience the world.

[Review] Rubies In The Orchard

YoungUpstarts

Serial entrepreneur and billionaire Lynda Resnick’s book “ Rubies in the Orchard: How to Uncover the Hidden Gems in Your Business ” provides a fascinating glimpse into the marketing strategies behind brands like POM Wonderful, FIJI Water, Teleflora and the Franklin Mint.

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Advertising has become content

The Equity Kicker

The surfer is Sean Woolnough, the wave was in Namoto Island, Fiji, and the photo was taken by Stuart Gibson. I love this picture which was a finalist in the ‘Spirit’ category at the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition.

The Importance Of Cultural Understanding In Business

YoungUpstarts

Inspired by the traditional tattoos of Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand, this product was soon scrutinised and considered to be a violation of the indigenous people of the Pacific.

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How Startups Can Benefit From Cloud Accounting

YoungUpstarts

This means you can have all of the information at your fingertips whether you’re at the office or on vacation in Fiji. by Sam Michaels, founder and managing editor of Cloud Accounting Today .

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The Bastardisation of the Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Babbling VC

After exiting (and deciding to not spend the rest of their lives on the beach in Fiji) they were looking for something to do. I''ve seen this happening over the years but it seems to have come to a fever pitch in the past year or so. Ever more people I run across or who apply for positions have held the title of "Entrepreneur-in-Residence".better better known as EIR''s. This has become one of the most loaded terms in the startup world.

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$30,191

This is going to be BIG.

Fiji anyone?

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First Impressions Matter: The Importance of Great Visual Design

ConversionXL

the idea of going on a holiday to Fiji), inspiring photography is the leading first impression creator. People make snap judgements. It takes only 1/10th of a second to form a first impression about a person, and websites are no different. It takes about 50 milliseconds (that’s 0.05

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12 Questions: Meet Vinay and Asha (India)

crowdSPRING Blog

We have traveled around the world, working in places as far and diverse as Fiji Islands and Dubai, not to mention all the cities across India. In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.

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Smart Dashboard Modules: Insightful Dimensions And Best Metrics

Occam's Razor

The Fiji pens look a lot more normal. My last post, perhaps provocatively, called for a reduction of data in executive dashboards (digital, online, offline). More English (IABI, specifically) would lead to a smarter understanding of performance, and of course glory for data practitioners.

The Screwy Logic of Crowdfunding and Venture Fund Regulation

This is going to be BIG.

You know, because sometimes startups just simply don't make it [shrug] but you gotta watch out for those financial hucksters who are looking to take your money and run off to kick it in Fiji.

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Of Sharks and Men

Pascal's View

I went on my first shark feeding dive last week in Fiji in the Yasawa Islands. I've been a PADI certified scuba diver since 1991 and just recently obtained my advanced diver certification.  I've dived over 100 times, always in the ocean, and, of course, every diver is fascinated by, if not afraid of, shark encounters.

How About You Take The Day Off

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

I got sick a couple of weeks before leaving Brisbane for Fiji because I had so much to get done before I left. I then got sick again in Fiji, probably as a result of the stress built up and releasing as I finally started traveling. I’m sitting down typing this on my mac air, outside on my verandah (or deck or patio depending where you come from), on a Wednesday afternoon. So far today I’ve done two “tasks&# that you would call work.

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What living in different countries has taught me about life (and work)

Austin Startup

Over the next 6 months, I traveled to various parts of the country and abroad to countries like Fiji, Bali, and New Zealand, where I was captivated by the natural beauty of the region. Lately, I’ve been feeling uneasy. A sense of staleness.

Great business model

BeyondVC

Our “secret sauce” will be the label – yes, it will be our company name and logo that will differentiate our product from Evian, Vasa, Fiji, San Pelegrino and those many other indistinct brands. OK, so times have been tough in the IT market over the last couple of years. Luckily, it is starting to get better.

Volunteering in China with my son

David Cohen

it’s really fun to play with the kids – reminded me of qamea in fiji with volleyball. Recently, I took my 11 year old (Andrew) to Beijing, China for 10 days.

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the world without altgate

Altgate

Transcript And MP3 Of My $180,000 Website Flipping Presentation

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

The response to the video I shared of my presentation – How I Made $180,000 Profit Buying And Selling Websites Part Time – was awesome, and as I promised, here is the text transcript for you. I’ll also include the MP3 download if you just want the audio without the video. I’d appreciate it if you shared this with as many people as you think would benefit from the information.