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Leader or Follower? Both!

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One doesn’t have to look far to see the perceived division between leaders and followers. Motivational posters, overly-hyped and overpaid event speakers, social media memes, and even our own expressions force us to decide if...
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The Changing Definition Of Success Among Young People

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Today, it’s tough for young people to get started in life. Long gone are the days of marching up to the boss’s office, pounding a fist on the desk, and demanding a job -...
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Embracing Networking for Success in Business

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As a business owner or entrepreneur, networking is vital in getting you more business leads, closing deals, and leveraging new business openings. It also helps you grow as a person and learn how to...
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We blocked access to Social Media, it caused an outrage.

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Addiction, we can’t visibly recognise. At a recent research study, based upon the work of previous findings — we wanted to conduct a simple experiment. Block Social Media access at random times on Campus WiFi. Now fair-disclosure,...
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Vertical, and the horizontal knowledge illustrative embodiment of preconception at the talent stage

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One of the most innate, yet rewarding idiosyncrasies of any primate is standing competitive. The perception of accomplishing the ample ahead of the rest is vital, like the two newly hatched bird chicks competing...
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The three essential traits of successful innovators

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“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”  - Peter F. Drucker In the past, it was through great commanders’ examples that leadership principles were implicitly described and taught. “Innovation” was...
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Use These Proven Strategies to Scale Your Startup

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Congratulations on launching your startup! Hopefully, you have survived the initial phase and your business has taken off successfully. Now, it is time to prepare for the next step which can make or break...
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How Working From Home Increased My Productivity

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Stories of success, anguish and the internal state of affairs from a “self-proclaimed” productive human Working from home really brought out the best in me, it made me more productive. Because working from home gave...
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Three forces that shape innovation beyond conflict and change

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Scared to lose your job? afraid to be left behind? Learn to read through the digital revolution and how to keep your seat in the future! Leveraging Innovation will be the most valuable human skill...
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The Problem and Opportunity of Organizational Debt

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What is ‘Organizational (Org.) Debt’? As a rule, startups and companies in hypergrowth have two traits in common - high ambiguity and a fast pace. These are true regardless of product or industry category. While...
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Why are we talking about pivots?

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Being adaptable is more important and long lasting for success. Here are eight steps to be a more adaptable person and organization. There are a lot of articles and talking heads using the word “pivot" as...
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Plant Basil as an Entrepreneurship Practice: How planting help you learn patience

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Growth is one of the internal rewards of any entrepreneur. When you see the growth, both quantitative and qualitative growth, you experience the joy you have expected. However, growth happens through the passage of...
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Business without borders: how to go global?

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However, just a few entrepreneurs realize that scaling is not just a new profitable market but also a tremendous job, which is comparable with new business launch. Choose your direction First of all, you should form...
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Five Tips to Start and Stick with Your Goals

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“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” —Pablo Picasso I...
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Nine Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success Without Realizing It

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I decry the injustice of my wounds, only to look down and see that I am holding a smoking gun in one hand and a fistful of ammunition in the other. -Craig D. Lounsbrough Finding...
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Five Habits You Should Stop to Be More Successful

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Success comes from hammering away at your craft until other people take notice. And then keep doing it at a high level until people appreciate what you have to offer. And then, unless you’re...
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10 Life Lessons From 10 Years in the Gym

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One wrong step and they plunge. Gracefully the two climbers made their way back to the ground. There they were, adventurous and strong. Both with an impressive set of abs and pretty girlfriends waiting for them. It’s not...
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Innovation in Nature: a life history strategy approach to change your business

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It’s time to ask nature how to keep pace with the change. Amplified by the pandemic, the digital dare is creating new winners and losers as we speak. From reimagining our lives to reassessing...
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Offshoring? 5 Key Principles For Startups

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At Tau Ventures we have invested in startups that are fully in the US, where the CEO is in the US and the rest of the team offshore, and everything in between. For us...
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Startups Vs Incumbents — How Davids Can Take On Goliaths

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Startups are great at creating new markets, corporates are great at scaling them. But what about startups trying to win an existing market that has started growing? Logic would dictate that incumbents would always...