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5 Critical Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Jason Bourne

Although a fictional character, there are five important lessons entrepreneurs can learn from ‘The Bourne Identity’s Jason Bourne. 1. Execute – Entrepreneurs sometimes find themselves procrastinating, spending too long trying to perfect their idea or product instead of getting out there (notwithstanding the efforts of Eric Riess and the MVP principle). Bourne was always 100{967509f7a452ca83cb91067772f11304f05fe01a9bfaff144d3528f8109f705a} […]

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Entrepreneurs, Failure and the Curse of Cognitive Dissonance

Encountering failure as an entrepreneur is normal and to be expected. To some extent, failure is sometimes worn as a badge of honor. Statements like “If you haven’t failed 5X as many times as you succeeded you’re not prepared for success.” by Jay Adelson , Co-Founder Digg reinforce the belief that failure is an essential […]

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Entrepreneurs, Execution and Evaluation

In the thick of doing more faster and moving fast and breaking things, it’s very easy for entrepreneurs to lose perspective and clarity on what’s working and what isn’t. Unless forced upon them, entrepreneurs rarely feel they have the luxury to stop and step back. Frequent evaluation is critical to effective execution and consistent improvement. […]

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Entrepreneurs and Execution

Entrepreneurs are rarely short on determination. They are hungry, focused, talented and determined to succeed against the odds. Having been lucky enough to work with some of the most successful, determined individuals on the planet – ranging from leading attorneys to battle hardened special forces personnel to traders at the very top of the global investment tree, I have no hesitation in stating that many entrepreneurs pursue their goals with equivalent levels of determination and resilience.

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