Reblogs Digest – Sept 3rd
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.
Renown Kenyan businessman Chris Kirubi gives his entrepreneurial story on the recently concluded #MyMoneyStory event. One of the most inspiring entrepreneurs I follow.
If i could only give the budding ‘Trep one and one lesson only, this would have to be it.
A window into the experience of running a small business with partners. Vital lessons for future building blocks. “and indeed a business partnership could feel like being married to my partners – in terms of the communication and commitment the business takes to make it work”
Richard Branson has never shied away from rooting for the underdog & the passion is evident as he shaes lessons learnt on beating bigbusiness competitors from years of experience. “What routinely fools a Goliath is when, instead of going after their market share, someone instead goes out to create a whole new niche market right under their imperious noses.”
Dorie Clark’s recent HBR blog post makes you nod continuously with some poignant advice on maximizing your networking life as an entrepreneur.
A rather fascinating history of the catalog as an ad medium (I didn’t know it was that rich) & why it’s becoming cool once again.
“Dan Behm and his wife, Barb, who intentionally live below their means, believe their wealth may be the least valuable resource they can give their grown kids. It’s easy to write a check, but what would Kyle learn from that?” said Barb Behm. “We feel very strongly about being there to support him other in ways.”