6 Steps for Leading Through Adaptive Change

Inc Startups

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading." -- Lao Tzu

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A Journey Of A Thousand Miles…


This quote brought to you by Lao-Tzu , famous Chinese philosopher. However, I’m still hoping that there’s a small pot of gold at the end of this one though… Just For Fun random stuff working mom working mother lao-tzu; chinese philosopherBegins With A Single Step. I’m starting a new journey this week. Here are some other interesting quotes by him and you can see even more here: [link]. “I have three treasures.

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In its emptiness, there is the function of a startup

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Lao Tzu suggests the answer is “yes,” because the functionality of the ship — the “emptiness” created by those boards — is the essence of the ship. Can’t be the office space, Lao Tzu already pointed that out.

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Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.

Imitation - The cornerstone of Creativity | Deimar ~ Business Tips.


As Lao-tzu would say, "To lead, one must follow." NAVMENU. Business. Strategies. Startup. Quotes. Contact. latest posts (Home). Mar 5, 2012. Imitation - The cornerstone of Creativity. by Deimar Gutierrez. 5.3.12. Pin It. Many usually attribute negative connotations to the imitation.

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Going with the Flow

VC Cafe

Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like“—Lao Tzu. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them—that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality.

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The Most Excellent Qualities of Shareable Content

Duct Tape Marketing

photo credit: Laos, Muay Lao via photopin (license). The Most Excellent Qualities of Shareable Content written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Today’s post is by Duct Tape Marketing’s Kala Linck – Enjoy!

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A Startup is Not a Smaller Version of a Large Company

Steve Blank

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao-tzu. If you read the academic literature or business press, you might believe that large companies and their business models are brought by the stork.

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Side Business: Side Hustle Interview with Chris Guillebeau

The Startup Magazine

This is the third in a series of articles in The Startup Magazine discussing side businesses and some great advice on side business income opportunities.

Effective Techniques to Boost your Creativity | Deimar ~ Business.


As Lao-tzu would say, "To lead, one must follow.". NAVMENU. Business. Strategies. Startup. Quotes. Contact. latest posts (Home). Feb 6, 2012. Effective Techniques to Boost your Creativity. by Deimar Gutierrez. 6.2.12. Pin It.

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Autonomous Vehicles: The Empty Re-positioning Challenge

Venture Chronicles

billion of investment each year, have proven to not increase carpooling and remain underutilized (LAO report link), toll roads have gained favor. Over the next 10 years it is estimated that the number of autonomous vehicles on U.S. roads will become a mainstream force.

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[Review] The Sales Bible


” – Lao Tzu. “Everyone wants to succeed at sales. Most people don’t. It’s not that they can’t. It’s just that they don’t know how.”

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Personal Insecurities

Constantly Learning

Lao Tzu. Personal Insecurities. Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. Everyone I know is in some way insecure. Insecurity is, to some extent, what makes us human. Our monkey brains are developed to be risk averse. You don't want to see yourself harmed, injured, or embarrassed. You want the group, and society, to like you.

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Flexible Focus #53: WA JAPAN Project

Active Garage

Heraclitus, the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher whom some consider to be the Lao Tzu of the West, said that hidden connections are stronger than obvious ones. I felt sorry for myself because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet. Jewish Proverb.

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[Review] The Rise Of The New East


Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world? How big is the market for Muslim-friendly products and services?

The Story of Techbikers (You can Play a role too)

VC Cafe

Lao Tzu. A month from now, 70 people in the London tech industry will be (hopefully) on the last leg of a 320km (200 miles) cycle ride from Paris to London. What made these ‘geeks’ get off their laptop and get on their bikes?

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We Did It Ourselves: Highlights from Power Boost Live 2012

Escape From Cubicle Nation

” -Lao Tzu. Power Boost Live participants feeling in the zone at the end of two days together. There are times as a business owner, or an artist, or a scientist, or an engineer, when you just have a hunch that something will work. The only way to know for sure is to test it.

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Flexible Focus #10: Become the change

Active Garage

Lao Tzu said in the Tao Te Ching , “ The leader is best when people are hardly aware of his existence…When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, the people say ‘We did it ourselves! ’” Empowerment works best without interference.

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365 Quotes to Inspire You in 2014

Inc Startups

Lao Tzu "You can''t fall if you don''t climb. Lao Tzu "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Lao Tzu "The slogans "hang on" and "press on" have solved and will continue to solve the problems of humanity."

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Do You Know Your SWOT?

Inc Startups

” ~ Lao Tzu In most cases bragging is looked upon as a bad thing. The key to survivalwhether it be in the "real" world or the business worldis to know your SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats). According to the U.S.

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Book Review: Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

The Chinese thinker Lao Tzu coined the doctrine of wu-wei, “passive achievement.”. Nassim Taleb is provocative. I’ve read all his books, and enjoyed his most recent book Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder.

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Creating ‘Naked Businesses’ Jason Cohen @asmartbear at Business of Software 2011

Business of Software Blog

Sign: Republic of Cuba, People’s Republic of China, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea] [laughter] NONE of them are republic, none of them are democratic, none of them are run by the people, right? Jason Cohen, Naked Businesses: How I made more money through honesty than through typical business behavior. Deceit infests business: salesmen deceive, PR spins, tech support deflects, marketers mislead, strategists out-wit, founders preen.