Startups

Booknotes: The Other 99% (Entrepreneur Journeys Series)

the other 99% entrepreneurs

In this latest edition of her ‘Entrepreneur Journeys’ series, Mitra gives us her latest thinking in a clear, no-holds-barred manner. Her thesis is that infant entrepreneur mortality can be greatly reduced by democratizing both the education of entrepreneurs and the incubation of their businesses. She then goes on to explain precisely how both of these can be achieved.

Weekly News Roundup – September 13, 2013

weekly news roundup self employment

The theme for this past week has been “growth”. How do you find ideas to grow? How do you deal with scaling at a suitable pace? And, how do you deal with the inevitable failures along the way? And, for inspiration, we have a varied group of individuals / stories – in particular, Ray Dolby, the audio technology pioneer, who died a few days ago.

Weekly News Roundup – September 6, 2013

weekly news roundup self employment

This week’s theme is business planning. Whether you’re a one-person venture or you own a business, it is likely that you created such a plan at some point. You probably also know that the plan needs to be a living, ongoing document – updated and reviewed regularly. The links below include some useful resources. And, for our Inspiration section, we find it in unlikely places this time – 9 very young entrepreneurs who can teach the rest of us a thing or two and the author, Sherman Alexie.