Four Entrepreneurship Lessons from Captain Kirk

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James Tiberius Kirk. Rebel. Leader. Friend. Captain. …entrepreneur? Yes, believe it or not, there are powerful lessons Captain Kirk can teach every small business owner. Watch this brief video as I outline four of those lessons. Then please share one lesson that you see, as well.

Personality of Inquisitive Organisations

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Last month I had written about how leadership behaviour inculcates the spirit of learning. Surely learning orientation and leadership behaviour stem from corporate culture? What are the key cultural aspects of inquisitive organisations?

Growing with the Company :- A billionaire shares his experience.

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Nice short 5 min video from Forbes, where CEOs of startups ask a Billionaire how he scaled up and managed his team.

21 Quotes from Henry Ford on Business, Leadership and Life

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I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford Motor Company, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long a

Don't Make People Pay, Let Them

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Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer. Let them. Amanda Palmer got $1.2 Million from her Fans after a music label from her earlier album termed her a failure.
From: ted.com
Recommended by: Arathi
Dan Ariely, in this very interesting talk proves that we do not work just for 'money'. It is a sense of satisfaction, achievement and a bit of recognition from our peers that drives us to do things that are not always fun but we do continue to do it to reach the goal.
What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and

Inquisitive Organisation - The Leader’s Role

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      Learning by Doing  A singular characteristic of learning organisations is their propensity to learn by doing.

Why givers (often) succeed: 5 questions for Adam Grant

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Every so often a book comes along that changes the way you see the world. Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, which comes out today, is one of those books. In 305 insightful pages, Wharton professor Adam Grant recasts our notions of what it takes to succeed. Talent is a factor, of

Velocity of Opportunity

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  Speed wins deals and procrastination (delay) kills deals. A statement very strong, but true…however, something which all the sales professionals would agree based on their experience in the field. Every buying decision that a customer takes, involves a complete process of evaluatio

Lay Off your Buildings and Not your People.

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The nature of how we collaborate and do work has changed dramatically. Without email and internet the only way to collaborate and work was by being at the office, in one place, so one could see and talk to each other. With email and so many collaboration tools, the need to see each other for commu