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The Great Man Theory of Entrepreneurship

Why is the world the way it is today? Why does America dominate the international political landscape, and not, say, Tanzania? Why did Christianity become the most popular religion in the world and not Buddhism? For all of huma...

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The New ABCs of Selling

Daniel Pink makes a compelling case for a new frame of mind: Everyone does sales. It's an entirely human activity and one that doesn't deserve the bad reputation it often gets. To be a great salesperson, first you need to redef...

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How to find your true self - Life lessons from Nietzsche

Have you ever wondered whether you should quit your job or strike out on your own? It's probably a feeling most of us can relate to - the feeling that you're not being fulfilled by your work, and yet you keep on doing it. You d...

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Hiring a milkshake - finding the jobs to be done

A common piece of advice shared with budding entrepreneurs is that you should start a business with the intention of filling a gap in the market, or providing a service where there is a need. However, a good way to frame this s...

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Thinking About Risk: The Mind Your Portfolio Principle

“To take control of one’s own life or financial affairs may seem to create uncertainty, but taking control is a prerequisite of security in a world that is inescapably uncertain.” — The Long and The Short of it, John Kay

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Pursuing Impossible Goals: Lessons From Nike

Shoe Dog is the autobiography of Phil Knight, founder of and CEO of Nike.

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