’Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.’ — Guy Kawasaki So you have couple of great ideas awaiting to be transformed to reality. You have compiled proposals and list of investors are ready to support the dream. However, creating your own startup and leaving your currently stable job to seek a full-time entrepreneur is not as
Is your startup ready to be a “grown-up”? You started from nothing, and since then, it has become something. However, you may have heard that there are plenty of startup failures. They are simply born and gone in the wind. On the other hand, there are a few exceptional startups that appeared in the headlines.
Who is still taking networking for granted these days? In fact, networking is even more crucial for early stage startups. Nobody have heard about your startup, so that you need to spread the word by yourself on many networking occasions! To help your startup grow bigger, networking is one of the main thing for the
Are you building a startup right now? Do you have at least one capable startup adviser? Beware, there are plenty of startup advisers with wrong suggestions. On the other hand, startup founders need to be nurtured by advisers. It might be your own business friend, or an expert you barely knew. Good startup advisers are
Are you a startup founder? Or someone who is trying to be one? Whoever you are, being a startup founder is the real deal. Constant tough calls and decisions will jazz up your days. It is 24/7/365 accountability. You are the one who are responsible for every cent of revenue, every dollar spent, every mistake
Great leaders are often linked with strong characters, such as authoritative and manipulative. In other words, a startup founder can be a jerk sometimes. With so many things to do, they push their employees to the limit. No wonder, a lot of people come and go at your startup. They probably like your vision and
Very few entrepreneurs are able to reach the success mark. We are familiar with the fact that only 10% of entrepreneurs could achieve that. What’s their recipe for success? Quite simple, they don’t give up before they meet success! Apparently, 90% of entrepreneurs always call it quits during the first three years of their startups.
There are too much on your plate, but everybody only gets 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. You feel like you owe some sleep time to your body, or even feel guilty because you keep cutting your quality time with family and significant others. Good news is, the best way to get
Being an employee has never been so easy. You have to establish a great working relationship with your boss, your officemates and of course, you have to face the everyday hustle and bustle of the corporate world. For many of us, being an employee is the only thing that we use to pay the
“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain There are no shortcuts to success. This has