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An Entrepreneurial Approach To Everyday Life

If you want to get more out of life for yourself – and others – an #entrepreneurial approach is the most powerful, purposeful course of action. It requires effort and #risk but the #rewards will outweigh the sacrifices. This is why it is called the #business of living. It is a worthy and grand business. I invite you to venture out and experience it for yourself.

The Business Of Living — An Entrepreneurial Approach To Everyday Life

Applying these 12 activities to everyday life is what sets a person, and a business, apart from the pack. You do not have to apply them all to become more entrepreneurial, but the more you apply, the more momentous your endeavors can be. I encourage you to think big.

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Work Your Differences

Having moved to Berlin,  I particularly liked –

“Your accent – no, seriously – have you ever been in a bar in the US with a Scottish accent? People will fall over themselves to talk to you. If you do videos, speak at conferences, record screencasts, or visit with potential investors/partners/etc you’ll be shocked at how you stand out from the crowd and attract an audience.”

If you’ve been reading this blog much, you know I’m something of a contrarian. One of Moz’s core values is, in fact, to be the exception to the rule, and a big part of that comes from my personal ethos of going against the grain.

7 Unlikely Recommendations for Startups & Entrepreneurs – Rand’s Blog

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Learning from our mistakes

#Entrepreneurs #fail time and time again. The successful ones are able to learn from those mistakes and move forward. The unsuccessful ones aren’t able to do that.

Surely someone’s told you to ’embrace failure’ before. Here’s what that means, actually, and how to do it.

Turn Failures Into Stepping Stones: 5 Ways

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Tim O’Reilly How I Failed

A company needs business discipline, identifying #strategicgoals, then investing and hiring to achieve those goals, just as much as it needs product, #marketing, sales, financial, and employee cultivation discipline. While our ideals are what define us, combining those ideals with a results-oriented business culture is how we have continued to thrive.

When you start out as an entrepreneur, it’s just you and your idea, or you and your co-founder’s and your idea. Then you add customers, and they shape and mold you and that idea until you achieve the fabled “product-market fit.” If you are lucky and diligent, you achieve that fit more than once, reinventing yourself with multiple products and multiple customer segments.

How I failed – O’Reilly Radar

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