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This is the third part in a four part series. Gary Schoeniger discusses his interview with one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs John Osher and the mistakes that startups make. Below is Part Three: Mistakes in Management. Part One discussed the mistakes in Market Research...
For the third time in three years, the world has a new richest man.
Riding surging prices of his various telecom holdings, including giant mobile outfit America Movil, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helu has beaten out Americans Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to become the wealthiest person on earth and nab the top spot on the 2010 Forbes list of the World's Billionaires.
Slim's fortune has swelled to an estimated $53.5 billion, up $18.5 billion in 12 months. Shares of America Movil, of which Slim owns a $23 billion stake, were up 35% in a year.
Accenture's Liz Tinkham interviews salesforce.com's Polly Sumner about entrepreneurship that occurs in both large and small companies. They both agree that innovation and risk-taking occur in any-sized company where the culture emphasizes "no idea is a dumb idea." Sumner advises young entrepreneurs to not fear risk: every failure teaches you a valuable lesson, and once learned, success is that much sweeter.
This is the second part in a four part series.Gary Schoeniger discusses his interview with one of America's most successful entrepreneurs John Osher and the mistakes that startups make. Below is Part Two: Mistakes in Financial Planning. Part One discussed the mistakes in Market Research...
Wade Roush discusses the idea behind AccelGolf, a mobile app developed by mCaddie which is one of nine startups that graduated from the TechStars Startup Boot Camp.
To try and strengthen the links between local and national enterprises, and expand the program, The National Business Awards...
This is the first in a four part series. Gary Schoeniger discusses his interview with one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs John Osher and the 17 mistakes that startups make. For our purposes we will be breaking the mistakes out into different posts each week....
Last week the FCC unveiled recommendations for using broadband to advance key national priorities. The plan, which can be read here, identifies the top priorities as:
• Creating jobs and economic opportunity
• Improving healthcare and controlling costs
• Providing more educational opportunities and improving outcomes
• Promoting energy independence and efficiency
According to a survey done by the UK Business Barometer and UK Business Advisers Barometer Small Businesses are frustrated with the portrayal of TV entrepreneurs. Most feel that they don’t properly illustrate the real-life challenges that face entrepreneurs.
Job Searches can be stressful because it’s hard...
Jonathan Boutelle and Rashmi Sinha, founders of the presentation-sharing site SlideShare, describe the entrepreneurial process as a series of pivots. Boutelle explains it's not just a jump, but an evolving growth of stages that leads to an idea that can start a business. From there, Sinha says that focused execution keeps the vision moving forward. By continually measuring the activity, they both believe that entrepreneurs can better recognize the growth stages of their company.
This week I am happy to introduce a new voice that will be contributing posts for e360; Gary Schoeniger, founder of the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative. Gary has been a long-time advocate for entrepreneurs and educator of the youth in his community, that demonstrate an interest...
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