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June 22, 2018

4 Ways Money Can Help You Control Entrepreneurial Time

Money can’t buy happiness, but if you’re an entrepreneur it can buy you the next best thing: time. The students to whom I teach entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurs who seek my advice often ask, “How much time will I need to get a new business off the ground?” I tell them that what they’re really asking is “How long will it take to become consistently profitable?” The answer lies in understanding “entrepreneurial time.”

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June 18, 2018

The Theranos Scandal: What Happens When You Misunderstand Steve Jobs

Entrepreneurs can come into their livelihood already possessing some vital skills, but no one shows up being the total package. Skills are learned over years of embracing self-improvement and education. No one method for gaining skills is used and being good at absolutely everything is futile. But as an entrepreneur, all the needed skills like leadership, relationship building, etc., are all important. So how do we gain these much-needed skills as entrepreneurs?

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June 12, 2018

Sarder Author Talks | What It Really Means To Become An Entrepreneur (Interview)

Entrepreneurs can come into their livelihood already possessing some vital skills, but no one shows up being the total package. Skills are learned over years of embracing self-improvement and education. No one method for gaining skills is used and being good at absolutely everything is futile. But as an entrepreneur, all the needed skills like leadership, relationship building, etc., are all important. So how do we gain these much-needed skills as entrepreneurs?

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June 6, 2018

4 Lies We Tell Entrepreneurs About How To Succeed

Entrepreneurs can come into their livelihood already possessing some vital skills, but no one shows up being the total package. Skills are learned over years of embracing self-improvement and education. No one method for gaining skills is used and being good at absolutely everything is futile. But as an entrepreneur, all the needed skills like leadership, relationship building, etc., are all important. So how do we gain these much-needed skills as entrepreneurs?

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November 15, 2016

Startup Leadership Now Available in Japan

As is the case in the U.S., Japan has startup leaders and a great entrepreneurial ecosystem, too. I am excited that Startup Leadership is now available to all existing and aspiring entrepreneurs there.

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March 31, 2016

Wendy Kopp on How to Become the Leader Your Organization Needs

In Startup Leadership, I interviewed Wendy Kopp about her experiences founding and growing Teach for America (TFA), a non-profit which trains and places the nation’s brightest college graduates in public school teaching positions in underprivileged communities to help expand students’…

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January 14, 2016

5 Things Every Great Team Leader Does

The ability to lead teams effectively pays off in almost any endeavor, but it’s particularly critical for innovation and change. From a big picture point of view, think of a team not as a roster of individuals, but as a…

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January 19, 2014

Back With More to Offer

I am back, with a new website and a new book, Startup Leadership. I had to write the book because there are some big misconceptions about how leadership applies to startups, and entrepreneurship in general (that’s the little ‘e’ entrepreneurship as described in an earlier post). In my book I talk about how leadership is the critical ingredient to entrepreneurial success, defined as the ability to take an idea and turn it into a self-sustaining enterprise (e.g. a new company or a new department inside an existing corporation).

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