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The Five Basic Leadership Principles

The Five Basic Leadership Principles

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Why I’m Glad I’m not in on the Facebook IPO

Why I’m Glad I’m not in on the Facebook IPO

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This was originally published on radar.oreilly.com, an excellent technology company resource. Entrepreneurial Proverbs – Marc Hedlund I gave a talk at ETech on Monday called “Entrepreneuring for Geeks.” I’ve given this general talk a few times now — how can the more technically minded among us move into making companies of our own? I reallyRead more about Entrepreneurial Proverbs from Marc Hedlund – great tips to guide both seasoned and rookie Entrepreneurs[…]

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10 things to consider before becoming an entrepreneur

10 things to consider before becoming an entrepreneur

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