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Would You Do What You Will Do Today If It Was Your Last?

Thoughts - 16 January 2011

Would You Do What You Will Do Today If It Was Your Last?

That’s the question Steve Jobs asks himself everyday when he wakes up and looks in the mirror.  And if many days go by where the answer is “no”, he does something about it.  I came upon this much-viewed commencement speech he made to the class of 2005 in Stanford when I myself was considering that [...]

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Building A Business Like Playing A Game Of Starcraft

Thoughts - 11 January 2011

Building A Business Like Playing A Game Of Starcraft

“Seriously?”, you say.  This is an observation I saw in developing a business while thinking back to some games I played.  So, I would love for you to agree or disagree with me. Start Off With A Plan When you first start a business, you develop a plan.  The plan includes things like building infrastructure, [...]

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Are Private Colleges Worth The Money?

Thoughts - 16 September 2010

Are Private Colleges Worth The Money?

If I were to do it all over again, would I have went to the college I went to?  The answer was a definitive “No”.  I went to RPI, a top-50 college in the US, ranked by USA News and is very expensive.  It’s something like 40k a year not including room and board.  With [...]

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7 Inspiring Videos For Everyone, Not Just Entrepreneurs

Thoughts - 30 August 2010

7 Inspiring Videos For Everyone, Not Just Entrepreneurs

Life is though.  We all need some kind of motivation once in a while.  I went through YouTube and found some of the best.  Whatever circumstance you’re in, just remember to keep fighting. Life Is A Game Of Inches How Much Can You Get Hit And Keep Moving Forward The Last Lecture No Fear In [...]

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Why People Buy | Toms Shoes And Zappos

Entrepreneurship Thoughts - 08 August 2010

Why People Buy | Toms Shoes And Zappos

A while back, I posted a video about a TED talk in which the speaker presented that people don’t buy what you do but why you do it. I came across two stories today and wanted to share with everyone which supports that. We don’t buy Apple products because they’re functional (they are actually), or [...]

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Financial Life Lessons From Richdad’s Cashflow Game

Thoughts - 27 July 2010

Financial Life Lessons From Richdad’s Cashflow Game

Over the weekend, I got five of my friends together to play this game that’s like Monopoly.  The game Cashflow 101 was developed by Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad.  It teaches people financial intelligence.  How can anyone learn financial IQ from a board game right?  I was skeptical in the beginning also.  [...]

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Are We Just Clicking Our Lives Away?

Thoughts - 16 June 2010

Are We Just Clicking Our Lives Away?

This is a guest post by Megan Scholefield-Nicholson, a member of TeenBusinessForum and also a 19 year old female business owner in the UK with a domestic cleaning company as well as a commercial company. The emergence of the internet has completely changed the way many of us, especially those in business, live our lives.  [...]

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