entrepreneurs

  • The Dark Side of Being An Entrepreneur

    I have been asked by several folks about my experiences in building out Skoop and the sacrifices I made to get here. I still don’t know what “here” is as we have just begun our journey but nevertheless, I always tell my story with the good and bad. Life...
  • 12 Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur

    Almost every article ever written about entrepreneurship suggests that it’s not for everyone. And yet the articles go on to list attributes that many successful people possess as the traits commonly associated with great entrepreneurs, such as a strong work ethic, persistence, persuasiveness and discipline. For 25 years, I...
  • Different types of entrepreneurs

    If you don’t distinguish between the different types of entrepreneurs you will probably find it hard to do good counseling. Each type has different reasons to start, need different advice and learn differently. The 4 different types of entrepreneurs: The Traditional Entrepreneur The Growth Potential Entrepreneur The Project-Oriented Entrepreneur...
  • Bill Gates urged Britain to step up investment in science and research

    US billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates urged Britain on Wednesday to step up investment in science and research as it prepares to leave the EU. Speaking at a conference in London attended by more than 1,000 scientists from around the world, Gates pledged to continue his own investment in British...
  • 15 steps to become a Successful CEO

    There is very little good CEO training out there. The best have learned by running a successful startup, while many of the failures seem to come from other senior jobs where they weren’t adequately mentored to understand what makes the CEO job really different. I think there are 15...
  • 7 Essential Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs

    Leadership is almost 100% about managing people. Having great ideas and a strategic vision won’t get you far if your employees aren’t willing to follow you. And too many entrepreneurs take leadership skills for granted. The good news is that simple things work best with people, says BDC Business...
  • 5 Reasons Moms Make Great Entrepreneurs

    Before I was a mom, I used to think that the best time in my life to start a company would be before I had kids, but I never felt ready for it until I went on maternity leave. Three months after giving birth to my first son, I...
  • Become an Entrepreneur

    Quitting your job should be a nothing more than a milestone on your entrepreneurial path How? You survive by not quitting your job to pursue being an entrepreneur. Being an entrepreneur has nothing to do with quitting your job or raising capital or even founding a startup. Being an...