Get out of the office, cubicle, backroom, or wherever else you’re start up is run from and take a break for coffee with other entrepreneurs. Other entrepreneurs could have the solution to a problem that’s been vexing you.
Tim Jahn, via the Young Entrepreneurs Council, gives his 3 main reasons for getting coffee regularly with fellow entrepreneurs (he drinks water):
Thank you to all of the awesome tech entrepreneurs and others who took part as models in the Geek2Chic: LA. Read more about the exciting night, and see our tech entrepreneurs strut their stuff in this Vanity Fair article.
Thanks again to all of these geeks who turned chic...
An interesting discussion and focus on the teaching of entrepreneurship is underway this week. The Wall Street Journal asks in an article “Can Entrepreneurship be Taught?” The debate is focused on what better prepares an entrepreneur, education or real world experience.
What does it really mean to be an entrepreneur, particularly a young entrepreneur or serial entrepreneur? Merriam-Webster.com defines entrepreneur as “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.”
We all fail, and that’s How Failure Can be a Happy Blessing, says the Young Entrepreneur Council’sRobert Sofia. He suffered through several business failures but remained focused on his goal of entrepreneurial success.
Consumers have the biggest megaphone ever in social media. One complaint accompanied by a telling picture or video can instantly go viral and impact the image of a brand. Gary Vaynerchuk shares on Next Wave how consumers are just recognizing this dynamic shift in power.
Social Entrepreneurs are in the spotlight a lot these days. They value creating social solutions more than traditional profits. Plus, it’s easier than ever with Facebook, Twitter or Google+ for social entrepreneurs to target customers who share similar passions. Are for-benefit companies the future, will they face issues competing with larger more traditional businesses, or is there room for all types of entrepreneurs in the marketplace?