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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 […]

I am a Toyota – Learning how to drive faster

February 12, 2012 by

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If you have read the last two (one, two) posts of the series “I am a Toyota” you might know that I might have been quite occupied lately with studying for various exams. That’s the reason why I haven’t uploaded a new post in two weeks. I have a quite good feeling about what I […]

Once upon a time there was a small Start-Up called Facebook…

February 4, 2012 by

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…which filed IPO this week. And I am still asking myself how such a young company – it has only been 8 years since it was founded! – Can be worth so much money! I found a nice explanation on Slate saying that the difference of Facebook and Google and amazon is simple: “What’s different […]

I am a Toyota – Checked tires and fuel status to drive where again?

January 22, 2012 by

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As mentioned in the first post of my series “I am a Toyota” I described the background of the problem I have. It’s the end of semester, I have several exams to sit and some other stuff to do for uni. In short, I have to study more than I can take and it drives […]

On the road to success or Throw Momma From The Train

January 12, 2012 by

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When I was living in Shanghai I met an entrepreneur. He was Brazilian and full of Brazilian fire. Always by his side: his Chinese girlfriend. And her mother. The monster in law didn’t want him to be an entrepreneur but a teacher, even though he was very successful. I just learnt they broke up: a […]

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 […]