Tag: entrepreneurship

Under paying myself

Under paying myself

1 Aug, '127 Comments

I’ve started reading quite an interesting book by Greg Crabtree called Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits and the very first chapter in that book he talks about entrepreneurs habitually under paying themselves in the false belief that it leads to healthier perception of profits, but he proves that thought is a simple and very […]

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Courage and resolve needed to push ideas

Courage and resolve needed to push ideas

27 Dec, '112 Comments

Here’s something to think about: “Steve, I’ve been reading all about premature scaling and making sure everything is right before I go for it. I want to be sure I get all of this right. I’m afraid I’ll run out of money.” [source] I’ve always wanted to pursue new ideas and make them into products […]

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Entrepreneurship & Exits

Entrepreneurship & Exits

14 Jan, '110 Comments

I attended another excellent seminar yesterday organised by the Entrepreneurs Organisation’s Bahrain Chapter in which I am a current member, this time by Cambridge Emmanuel College’s Professor Jack Lang, a successful angel investor and serial entrepreneur, who talked about one of the entrepreneur’s dilemmas: how to exit a company. I couldn’t give the presentation any […]

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

22 Sep, '106 Comments

I’ve been to a nice seminar this afternoon at the Entrepreneurs Organisation, of which I’m a member, exploring ways to grow one’s business. The EO’s education, or “learning” program is quite good and is the one most important reason (so far) which attracted me to the group. They organise excellent seminars and workshops led by […]

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Pickles! And how they made this guy a lot of money

Pickles! And how they made this guy a lot of money

21 Apr, '107 Comments

Imagine starting a business with just BD20 (US$53) and after a few short years the company you started ranks number 1 in the country, and your products are sought after in the whole region and have become the prizes that people take with them wherever they go… even to Maine in the USA!

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