Reblogs Digest – June 30th

Every other day I come across blogs, articles & other published works that inspire, inform, challenge & influence the entrepreneur in me. These inspiring works that are from all kinds of disciplines / general knowledge, are what I put up in the Reblog segment. ALL credit / copyright in this segment is attributed to the acknowledged owners. Be inspired, just as I have been.

 

Photo Credit: Kuzeytac on Flickr

Photo Credit: Kuzeytac on Flickr

1) How to juggle multiple businesses:

Running over 400 companies, Richard Branson writes a very enriching piece on juggling multiple businesses. Good advice for those juggling different businesses and especially good for those thinking on expanding.  “You need to learn when to go forward and when to say no, which can be difficult — especially if you prefer to say yes, like I do!”

2) Why it is so important to switch off from time to time:

Tristan Ramus pens a rather poignant piece on taking time out to rest & enjoy slowing down. Always a good reminder to boost productivity.  “It is simply not a healthy approach to focus solely on work and the best managers are the ones who encourage their team members to take a balanced approach to work and play. But it is not just about taking time away from the workplace the quality of your leisure is just as important.”

3) Ever heard of a personal shopper? Meet Winnie Odande: 

Feature article on a personal shopper (also known as professional one-on-one shopper). Business opportunities are varied as long as our eyes are open.  “I want to show women that you can still look stylish without exposing unnecessary skin. So far, it’s been good and I am loving the progression. I wanted to be a certain kind of woman, I became that woman. ”

4) Here is what it really takes to make it as an entrepreneur:

Linked In influencer Vivek Wadhwa speaks on the things that you don’t need to be or do, to make it as an entrepreneur. On the last post I wrote on traits that show you’re an entrepreneur. This post is the other side of that coin; what you don’t need to be or do to be an entrepreneur.

5) 15 signs you’re an entrepreneur:

And to round it off, here is a very rich piece by Entrepreneur magazine on some signs you’re an entrepreneur. I found this really engaging and oddly exciting. If you’re doubting yourself as an entrepreneur, this will help clear it up for you.  “Pressed to describe the stereotypical entrepreneur, which words would you use? Passionate? Dedicated? Optimistic? Sure, those apply. But insecure and troublemaker are more accurate, according to ‘treps who know a success when they see one”

Victor Muthoka

Lover of God, children & arts, Apple fanboy, Amazon kindle die hard, closet geek, tech enthusiast, entrepreneur, tree hugger and a voracious reader

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