Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Corporate Responsibility: How values can guide your organizational activities

So much has been said on stakeholder management, corporate responsibility (CR), CSR and community impact that it can fill volumes of books. Still something is missing even though there are more standards available to guide new start-ups like the GRI, … Continue reading

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Leadership: Resilience versus Adaptability – Which is Better?

I struggled with this question. For many years I thought that adaptability was everything. Behold the chameleon that blended in or Charles Darwin’s theory of survival – “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but … Continue reading

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Failure is a Leap of Faith

I hear a lot about the fear of failure, like it is a big thing…a taboo topic or a hidden disease. Failure is an integral part of learning, it is like breathing. Show me a person who has never failed … Continue reading

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Start-Ups: Second Chances – are opportunities to overcome failure by learning from the past

I think we need to re-look the mind-set of failure and convert it into one of second chances. Too often we get stuck in the past. The chains of our mistakes don’t let us overcome pessimism to grab the future, … Continue reading

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Why Negotiating Skills and Defining Legal Boundaries are important for Start-ups

Emerging or so called “Growth” markets are high risk but have the opportunity to offer great returns. It is estimated that 90% of international arbitrations relate to contract disputes between private parties and the rest involve suing countries! Both of … Continue reading

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