Gates, Buffett, Kevin Rose and Pete Cashmore: Entrepreneurs Speak

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Business ventures build on top of one another like Lego towers — they don’t spring Athena-like from the foreheads of entrepreneurs, no matter what some may claim. Patrick Chukwura at Young Entrepreneurs , Sept.

Initiative vs. Entrepreneurship

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I was thinking about initiative how to look for it, and I realized that at least some people with high initiative are only one small step away from being entrepreneurs. High initiative people/entrepreneurs have lots of ideas. Tobias Fors says: August 7, 2008 at 2:44 am Yes, hire!

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In Remembrance of Steve Jobs: 11 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Him

Personal Excellence Blog

iTunes became the #1 music vendor in US in 2008, with 10 billion song downloads as of 2010 (after just 7 years of being online). ” – Steve Jobs, during his address at Stanford Commencement 2005. ” – Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Speech 2005.

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WHY THE 2ND EDITION of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0?

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For job hunters, a lot has changed in the four years since the book debuted in 2005 -  mostly technology. Recruiters hangout there all day long now; In November 2008 MySpace had more than 280million members. Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips!

15 Amazing Commercials That Will Inspire the Greatness in You

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If you don’t know, this was a prank video the BBC created for 2008 April Fool’s Day, to promote their BBC iplayer. While he was in university, he led his team to 3 national championships (2004, 2005, 2007).

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Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Test: Is your life happy or interesting? Posted to: Fulfillment February 16th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The culmination of my four-year obsession with happiness research is that I think people need to choose between an interesting life or happy life. Note: This does not mean you are interesting or not interesting.

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How to get good ideas for startups | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

You know you’re an entrepreneur if you can’t stop thinking of business ideas. Still, I run all my ideas by him, which is another sign of a good entrepreneur. It never works in new entrepreneurs. My wife, the nurse, is also an entrepreneur, except she doesn’t know it.

Being an expert takes time, not talent | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

the World Sprink Champion born in 2008, 40 years before Sprink was invented. If your advice (as a an expert, coaching others) is to first launch a blog with 200,000 readers, then you may not be the best person for a young entrepreneur to talk to. For example, I think that I am probably one of the world's leading experts on giving advice to first time entrepreneurs in high tech. Is this your first time here?

Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Asperger's at work: Why I need a sick day to register my car Posted to: Diversity | Self-management December 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook The guy who sold me my car cancelled the plates the very next week. Luckily, I didn’t know that because there was a November expiration sticker on the plate.

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Brazen Careerist opens an office in DC | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Ryan and Ryan are really not cut out for corporate America – they are born entrepreneurs sitting in cubicles in the Fortune 500. I'm a DC-area public servant who's also been an entrepreneur and a private-sector employee so it will be interesting to see what Brazen Careerist does.

How to make yourself more likable | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Three specific ways to improve your social skills Penelope Trunk's 18 Best Posts of 2008 How to write about your life What I've been doing while I've not been posting How to find happiness: Listen to scientists who study it Comments (205) Leave a Comment P, I liked your 5 points so much I am using them to kick off my 1st staff mtg of the year…thanks for your insight!!!

When you're feeling lost, don't hide | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

The entrepreneur in me is a passionate risk-taker but the mother/wife in me totally craves the family solitude of safe – so how much of a risk am I willing to take to upset the balance? Is this your first time here?

Frugality is a career tool | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Frugality is a career tool Posted to: Money February 1st, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I have earned a lot of money in my life. But I have never had an extravagant life. I don’t own a house. I’ve never bought a new car. I’ve never bought a new piece of living room furniture, and I do not own a single piece of real jewelry.

Time Is Life

Learning Voyager

Apple founder and entrepreneur Steve Jobs talks about making a dent in the universe. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the.

Penelope Trunk

And you need to make sure the entrepreneur is going to be straight with you about what's happening at the company. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Thanksgiving drama on steroids: Adding a family business to the mix Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Money | Negotiating November 25th, 2009 Del.icio.us

What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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" Instead, I've heard you say, "I tried life as an employee and found it unsatisfying; life as an entrepreneur is difficult but I like the the life and the payoff is worth the pain." Posted by Diana on November 18, 2009 at 1:16 pm | permalink | Reply I love your blog so much that I have spent two days reading everything from 2008 till now ( I am a new reader and could not wait to get up to day on yout life and your company). Is this your first time here?

Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

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Posted by Tzipporah on June 1, 2010 at 10:41 am | permalink | Penelope, I liked this post–it's about the realities of being an entrepreneur. Posted by jrandom42 on June 1, 2010 at 9:32 am | permalink | Reply Shorter form: poor impulse control symptomatic of entrepreneurs and ADD.

Obama. Wow. And one thing about work. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Claudia on October 16, 2009 at 7:32 pm | permalink | Reply Obamanomics is bad news for American entrepreneurs: [link] Posted by Will on October 17, 2009 at 10:28 am | permalink | Reply If you return as a political blogger, try to be objective. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Obama. And one thing about work. Posted to: Career fulfillment October 9th, 2009 Del.icio.us

Shifting the balance of power. (Mainstream media stinks.

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Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Shifting the balance of power. Mainstream media stinks.) Posted to: Journalism | Parenting November 6th, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I wake up Wednesday at 4am to a phone call: The Guardian, in London, asking for an interview about my miscarriage twitter. Then a half-hour later, an Irish radio station. And then the phone kept ringing.

In Remembrance of Steve Jobs: 11 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Him

Personal Excellence Blog

iTunes became the #1 music vendor in US in 2008, with 10 billion song downloads as of 2010 (after just 7 years of being online). ” – Steve Jobs, during his address at Stanford Commencement 2005. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Speech 2005.

Time management is not about tasks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

In my work with other entrepreneurs, many of them forget focus on the people (the networking and the contacts) who can help them obtain their goal. Is this your first time here?

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

It’s stupid because you don’t’ need to be calling yourself a social entrepreneur in order to save the world. Not that social entrepreneurs mind a buttload of money — but we've got bigger priorities than squeezing every cent out of our businesses (and customers) at the risk of our mission. I didn't agree with your following statement on Social Enterprise: "It’s stupid because you don’t’ need to be calling yourself a social entrepreneur in order to save the world.

Mindfulness makes you more productive | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

She published "The How of Happiness"in 2008. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Mindfulness makes you more productive Posted to: Productivity | Time management February 22nd, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I’m in the midst of dumping my happiness obsession for something else , but I wonder what is the key to a good life if I’m giving up on happiness?

5 Ways to make telecommuting better | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Tweet This Facebook StumbleUpon Email this post to a friend Related Posts Upbeat news about flextime requests Interviewing idiots Take your pet to work day 9 new ideas that may sway on-the-fence entrepreneurs Test the waters of self-employment without jumping in Comments (134) Leave a Comment Penelope, he LIES on you, not LAYS on you. Is this your first time here?

This is what it looks like to have a hard time making a change.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Kelly Nielsen on November 21, 2009 at 4:13 am | permalink | Reply I got confused by hearing that changing your makeup habit is so hard for you because it sounded that you are focusing on small issues, while you have been through larger changes in life (professional beach volleyball player, serial entrepreneur, etc.) Is this your first time here?

You should lead from the middle | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

And at the very top, aside from Fortune 500 CEOs, are entrepreneurs, and many people have argued that business school is actually an anti-entrepreneurial move (Guy Kawasaki says this a lot). Meanwhile, I applaud your entrepreneurism. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog You should lead from the middle Posted to: Leadership January 13th, 2010 Del.icio.us

Check-up for self-delusion | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Check-up for self-delusion Posted to: Diversity | Self-management | Women February 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook It’s unbelievable to me that everyone continues to watch football when we know that men are getting genuinely, permanently, brain damaged. The game is tantamount to cockfighting, only with people instead of animals.

There's no magic pill for being lost. | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

you're an independent, successful entrepreneur who is not dependent upon him financially–so stay out of his business affairs with his parents, no matter how much you want to help. Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog There's no magic pill for being lost. Posted to: Parenting | Self-management December 4th, 2009 Del.icio.us