Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship, entrepreneur are words that were rarely used 20 years ago. They have become buzzwords lately. Go to a networking event and you will find a large number of (mostly wanna-be) "entrepreneurs" talking about entrepreneurship, and, of course, "disruption". But what really is an entrepreneur? The dictionary says, an entrepreneur is a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk. Here we talk about what is needed to become a successful one. We also talk to entrepreneurs and listen to their stories. And, most of all, try to learn from the lessons they've learned along the way. To work on developing a successful business, the entrepreneurs have to work on themselves first. We talk about that, too. And we talk about more practical aspects like company culture, communication, team management, marketing, building a brand, and more. Scroll down to discover all our latest articles.

assumptions leadership skills . the busy lifestyle
To assume as in to suppose. You know the results of assuming are never good, so you try to avoid assuming. But are you always? Sometimes we tell ourselves stories, without even realising their impact on our lives. And without realising that they are just stories. Once we realize that our story is...
personality types - the busy lifestyle
  Have you noticed how sometimes people’s decisions, actions, behaviors just don’t make sense? Well, here’s the news: it makes sense for them! Always! The misunderstanding comes from the fact that they are acting based on their personality types and values and we are analyzing based on ours. Interesting piece of information, right?...
Cross-functional collaboration - The Busy Lifestyle
As I have found over and over again, the power of cross-functional collaboration, of a cross-functional team is far stronger than the individual working alone. By combining a team’s strength and knowledge, they have the potential to do anything. We know that creativity and finding solutions increase because the  cross-functional...
Hard skills vs Soft Skills - The Busy Lifestyle
Is there a winner in the hard skills vs soft skills contest? What is the difference between soft skills and hard skills? Is one more important than the other? When it comes to leadership, the set of skills a leader has is essential. A certain level of hard skills (technical...
business trips good quality sleep - the busy lifestyle
10 years ago, Jack became what we commonly call a business traveler. When he started to travel for work he was excited about the chance he had to visit all these new places and meet all these nice people he was working with. He really enjoyed it. And getting...
work life balance stress success - the busy lifestyle
To start with, if you stop when you’re tired, you have already stopped waaaay too late. You might have heard about the Pomodoro technique (for those who never did, it’s simple: you work in chunks of 30–45 minutes, or more, focusing your attention on only one thing. When the time...
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - The Busy Lifestyle
1. Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790 Benjamin Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. He is better known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.     2. Peter Drucker 1909 - 2005 Peter Drucker, known as "the founder of modern...
How we talk about a Brand whether it’s a corporation a product or a service is a critical component for success. A brand story not only unites your employees with a common purpose it connects them with their customers. Before I start any project I ask the Leadership team and a...
The Best Value Adding Activities in Business and in Life
How do leaders manage their time? By adding more value to their lives and professional activities. You're doing a good job managing your busy schedule. But there are moments when you feel like you could do an even better job if you knew how to improve your time management techniques. So you...
sources of stress for the entrepreneur - the busy lifestyle
Stress as an entrepreneur is different from stress in the office, but it's stress nevertheless. For those dreaming about an idyllic life as a start-up entrepreneur, the reality is a little different. The purpose of this post is not to dissuade you from becoming an entrepreneur. It's just a warning sign...