Can´t Afford To get An MBA?

board-928381_1280Although I´m a big advocate for higher education, the truth is that a Master´s degree isn´t necessary for you to have in your back pocket in order to start your own company (although it´s definitely a huge plus if your ambition is to land an executive job, and all the fun benefits that come with such role!).

So if you, for some reason, feel that an MBA isn´t in your nearest future, don´t worry about it. You can still learn a lot about how to master a business, without spending a fortune. Read about it here in today´s manifesto, Personal MBA.

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The Art Of the Start

art-89198_1280I love simplifying things in life and nothing makes that easier than To Do-lists. Not only are they great ways to reflect on – hence clarify – what´s really important but they are also fantastic tools to maximize your time. Time management at its best.

If you are about to start up your own business, or any other organization, it is even more important to be effective and clear on your “why´s”. In today´s article Guy Kawasaki talks about the best way to start off. You can read The Art Of The Start here.

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Get Your Business Off The Ground The Right Way

entrepreneur-593357_1280Did you know that more than half small businesses fail within a few years of startup?

Although the statistics might be against you, there are many things that you can do to ensure that your business will the proven exception – the successful one. Successful entrepreneurs have a couple of things in common. It all comes down to your leadership and in the manifesto “Against the Odds – Startups That Make It”, Derek Lidow tells you how to do it.

Find out more here, Startup Leadership

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25 Ways To Stand Out From the Crowd

men-311308_1280In today´s competitive world you have to brand yourself as someone who is unique if you want a successful career. And it begins with your mindset.

Make a conscious effort to become aware of and act upon the seemingly menial actions that everyone is capable of, but most ignore. Others will take notice. A positive and unique impression left on those around us is contagious and uplifting in ways that you may not realize until much later. Effort is usually the key missing component.

The actions suggested in “25 Ways To Stand Out” are easily applied straight away, and they will help you stand out from the corporate crowd. Get it here: 25WaystoDistinguishYourself

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