Some are taught to avoid failure at all costs. But here’s an inspiring clip that shows you gotta just do it no matter what others say and no matter where your starting point. Inspired? Get into BizGym and start pumping up your future!
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Ever wondered what goes on during a Venture Capitalist (VC) meeting? Wondered what questions are most common, how the negotiations are done or what it really means to play ‘hardball’? Check out ABC’s series, “Shark Tank” to see what it really takes to impress a successful investor. The so-called ‘sharks’ consist of a panel of… Read more »
Hey guys, Donovan here… As a biz student at the Schidler College of Business, I’ve listened to A LOT of guest speakers: from Richard Parsons dissecting the causes of the recession to Jay Shidler reliving his entrepreneurial career. Many of these guest speakers were entrepreneurs who told a story of living and dying by the… Read more »
We’re all becoming experts at stalking the Internet. We do it on facebook. We do it on twitter. We do it by googling anything and everything. So if your “brand” isn’t authentic, we’re gonna find out and you’re gonna get slammed. We’re not gonna buy your stuff and we’re gonna tell our friends. Don’t try… Read more »
Checkout this inspiring clip to see if you were meant to be an entrepreneur:
Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating the youth of the world. And he seeks answers to the question “why don’t we get the best out of people?” Robinson believes it’s because schools are killing creativity. “Academic ability has come to dominate our view of intelligence”, says Robinson. Rather than focusing the talents and… Read more »
I sat down in my 9am Intro to Marketing class and looked at my watch: 8:55am. As I looked up, I noticed a man next to our teacher. “Nice!” I thought, “No lecture today. We got a guest speaker!” His name was Darren Kimura and his presentation was what sparked my entrepreneurial plug. Here was… Read more »
President Obama’s early Christmas present to the American economy is a $787 billion dollar stimulus package. Will it provide smiles for all? Or prove a Trojan Horse that wreaks mayhem on our future? Find out how your business may be affected see the blog.globalbx.com article at: http://bit.ly/J7HeH What do you think?
John Paul DeJoria took $700 at age 22 and started what would soon become a $900 million a year hair care business: Paul Mitchell Systems. He would later co-found PatrónTequila, which would open up a new ‘premium’ market for tequila that’s even bigger than Paul Mitchell Systems. These days Forbes Magazine estimates his worth at $3.5… Read more »
Darwin was right when he said only the strong survive. In business today, that increasingly means leadership through innovation that tests limits and transform markets. In the world of surfing, a brave new warrior has emerged in Firewire Surfboards, a company positioning itself to take over surfing’s billion dollar market. By making boards using unorthodox manufacturing… Read more »