entrepreneurial education

Pivots and The Flat Earth Syndrome: When the Shortest Distance is Not a Straight Line

When I was learning math in school, teachers taught  a flat world based system (Euclidean), which is still taught today. Included in those lessons is the myth that the shortest distance between 2 points is a straight line.

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How to Avoid the 2 Worst Pieces of Advice as an Entrepreneur and Startup

How to Avoid the 2 Worst Pieces of Advice as an Entrepreneur and Startup

A while back a question was asked on Quora (and I answered, which inspired this post),

What popular startup advice is plain wrong?

There seem to be an increasing number of startup ‘gurus’ along with more and more websites 

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The Power of your Smile

The Power of your Smile

Imagine if the most important skill an enterpreneur has is the ability to smile, really smile, not just a sales pitch, but something growing from within…do you think that would spread?

I can tell you from personal experience, and lessons … Read the rest


The 3 Primal Forces of Entrepreneurs – Pivot and Profit Podcast

If you are not solving a problem, you are not relevant; if you are not a member of the market, the tribe you seek, how can you be relevant?

Seems like everyone must be an entrepreneur these days, from those … Read the rest

When Not Knowing is the Right Attitude to Take – Like Now!

When Not Knowing is the Right Attitude to Take – Like Now!

Is the idea that you know what you are doing a bluff?  After all, we want to be confident and assured that you, unlike ourselves, are in control, know what’s up, and can do the right thing.

Yep, sure, keep … Read the rest


The Fear Pivot – Why Fear Failure When Action Leads to Success? Pivot and Profit

The Fear Pivot – Why Fear Failure When Action Leads to Success? Pivot and Profit

You are an entrepreneur and you are in business for one reason, to succeed. It’s your mission, your life, or at least that’s what you tell everyone.

Then when no one’s looking, you sit and ponder how to make a … Read the rest


How To Create Your Own Luck – The 3 Steps Entrepreneurs Take (Pivot and Profit Podcast)

Entrepreneurs Practice Creating Luck instead of waiting for it to happen.

Are you lucky or persistent?

 

 

You think entrepreneurs are just lucky? Sure, a little luck is always involved in terms of timing and your market acting on the solution you provide to their problem.

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The Single Word Every New Entrepreneur Must Know (and Practice) – My First Pivot and Profit Podcast

Are you an entrepreneur? If you say no, here’s a wake up call.  We’re all entrepreneurs now, with jobs or actually doing the startup schtick, you have to act and respond like an entrepreneur.

There’s one word you need to … Read the rest