The world around us rotates on an unwritten barter system. The practice of exchanging a good for a good and a service for another service is as old as humanity. It works both for the giver and the taker, both of whom change places with each other with time.
Entrepreneurship is a conscious effort towards exploring the multiple dimensions of your personality and inherent skills. It tests your competence and capabilities to a greater extent in adversities. Obviously, an entrepreneur needs motivation from time to time to fight the odds and succeed.
Elon Reeve Musk the brain behind SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity and PayPal had a humble beginning in South Africa and a young adulthood full of struggles. His out of the box thinking made him who he is today; a thinker, pioneer, inventor and entrepreneur. Today, Musk is involved in designing electric cars, a futuristic transportation system called the Hyperloop and spaceships.
We have been living in the golden age of technology for quite some time now. We have started to understand well how we could harness its potential in the right directions. Technology has taken care of various problems faced by humans as we have progressed with time.
Change is an inevitable aspect of our life. It brings about transformation and infuses new energy into our lives. Resisting change is like resisting liveliness. We need to come out of the cocoon of comfort and infuse life into our lives by accepting the change.
Is the name Howard Schultz familiar to you? If yes, great! If not, here’s a hint. Have you ever been to Starbucks? Now, that is bound to be a ‘yes’. Schultz is the executive chairman of this globally renowned coffee chain that is committed to deliver something ‘special’ to its customers.
In the most general sense, empathy would mean the ability to understand each other’s feelings. To care for each other pro-actively is the core element of being an empath. Some are natural empaths, while some aren’t. We must accept both and that’s a part of empathy too!
That the man of many parts, Steven Paul Jobs, who lived from 1955 to 2011, was an American entrepreneur and industrial designer is common knowledge. So are his earthly laurels of being the chairman, CEO and co-founder of Apple Inc, a member of the Walt Disney Company’s board of directors, inventor of Ipad, Toy Story, the Mac Air, the Apple II+ etc…
Being a successful digital influencer requires a blend of passion and cutting-edge professionalism. In today’s digital landscape, YouTube steals the lion’s share of the credit as a launching platform for creative minds into the greater world of media, publishing and advertising. Top Youtubers have millions, even billions of subscribers offering the content creators celebrity status and global visibility.
In the history of mankind, things and practices generally age and they start with being prudent to becoming obsolete. An exception to this phenomenon is Soft-Skills. Earlier, the academic institutes had laid emphasis on the possession of knowledge more than the methods of obtaining or expressing it.
Everybody experiences some or the other form of peer pressure at some point in his/her life. Be it exam fear or fear of failure in a competition or fear of failing to get an approval from parents, all of these can lead to frustration anger and disappointment.
We often identify ourselves with our accomplishment and forget that our ultimate aim in life is to be joyous. We forget that if we enjoy what we are doing right now, everything else tends to follow naturally.
Tenacity (pronounced as tɪˈnasɪti) – The quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.
Arguably one of those rare people whose tenacity knew no bounds is Jack Ma. He is the wealthiest Chinese citizen, who’s company Ali Express has sales numbers rank globally as second (next to Walmart).
Do you have a billion-dollar idea that you think will be a massive success given the right environment and support? Do you have a business plan and are confused where or how to begin?