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What I Learned From Rejection

This is an absolutely brilliant presentation on how to embrace rejection (which we encounter so often as entrepreneurs) and convert such rejection into opportunities

 

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Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Author Malcolm Gladwell talks about business lessons for entrepreneurs from his latest book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants.

 

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The Social Business Model

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of The Grameen Bank, explains his “social business” model, a plan for addressing social issues through entrepreneurship.

 

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Idea Generation

Useful video on how to generate ideas and find opportunities for both aspiring entrepreneurs seeking business ideas and existing business owners seeking product innovation or new markets

 

Idea Generation :: SLU Entrepreneurship Diplomate from SLU-Center for Entrepreneurship on Vimeo.

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The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

Matthew Hussey’s rise to success as a speaker and a coach has been meteoric. From beginning as a one to one coach working with people in coffee shops, he now runs programs across the globe for people looking to take every area of their lives to the next level. In this video, he provides an informative and powerful lecture titled: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship. It is a long video (over an hour) but it is simply brilliant and an inspiration to all young people

 

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Product and Market Fit

Making a new product or service is not that hard – but how do you ensure your customers want what you have to offer? How do you ensure product and market fit? This video interview of Ash Maurya, author of the book Running Lean, explains…

 

Interview with Ash Maurya Author of Running Lean from Philipp Knoll on Vimeo.

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Mobile App for Marketing

An on-the-train, in between coffee breaks, mobile app for marketing- by Google for entrepreneurs. Please click here to go to the Primer website to download the iPhone or Android app

 

 

 

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Basic Financial Terminology Quiz

Basic Financial Terms

 

This is a financial literacy quiz for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. This is the kind of information every entrepreneur big or small should be familiar with.

 

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Running Board Meetings – Six Tips

This web link has been contributed by Emily Williams

 

If your entrepreneurial business has just started convening meetings of the Board of Directors, it will be important to ensure you do not end up having pointless lengthy conversations leading to ‘zero results’. With some careful planning and foresight, you can make these meetings livelier, engaging, effective and highly productive.

 

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Board Meetings

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Minimum Viable Product – MVP

The minimum viable product (MVP), as defined by Eric Ries in his book the Lean Startup, is a learning vehicle. It allows you to test an idea by exposing an early version of your product to the target users and customers, to collect the relevant data, and to learn form it. For instance, to test the viability of using ads as the major revenue source, you could release an early product increment with fake ads, and measure if and how often people click on them.

 

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Minimum Viable Product

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