Browsing All posts tagged under »start-up«

Who are you Mr. and Mrs. Entrepreneur?

February 13, 2012 by

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For my last blog post I want to write a resume of what an entrepreneur actually does, what characteristics can be found in them and what drives them. On our blog we wrote about what you need to be a leader, how to recruit your employees, how to raise funds and described different start-up ideas, so […]

Is the Oryx overtaking the Rocket? Another Story on Leadership and Entrepreneurship

January 25, 2012 by

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Now, this might not help you a lot when you are unhappy but in this blog post I want to give you an example of how unsatisfied Rocket Internet employees changed their job/life. To start with: obviously not everybody has this chance. And thus this isn’t an advise of what you should do, but sort […]

STOP WHINING.

January 17, 2012 by

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Exploring opinions on work-life balance Sometime it all sucks, too much work and studying, the week is almost over and you feel you haven’t even come close to what you planned to do. So you start whining and complaining about how horrible life is. Everybody does it, but from own experience I can say that […]

I WANT TO WORK FOR YOU or DO I REALLY?!

January 10, 2012 by

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This blog post I wanted dedicate to HR strategy in Start Ups. But then I decided on leaving the strategy and rather look at the people and capture a variance of different views. What does working in a start-up mean? What do to I get and what is expected of me to give? Why work […]

How to get ‘em employees?

January 3, 2012 by

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-A three-course menu-   For me HR is always an interesting topic in businesses. And considering my last post it’s quite important for Start-Ups as well. So I’m asking myself how does it work in Start-Ups? Any special effects here? What do HR managers do to attract and keep the best people?   Google Blog Search […]

“Into the Wild”

December 16, 2011 by

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Into the wild  I have just watched the movie “Into the Wild”, which encouraged me to write another blog post about fulfilling a dream. The movie actually describes the story of a man fleeing from the world he knew to fulfil his dream, the dream of discovering his own future. So sometimes do startups. Fleeing […]

“Copycat”

November 30, 2011 by

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I was actually going to write about the occurring entrepreneurial differences of London and Berlin including the lack of venture capital (VC) in Berlin. Because of current events I want to start with the prejudice of Berlin based “copycats” first, stated by authors like as Sarah Lacy.