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.

Learning to prioritize - The Busy Lifestyle
A social entrepreneur and a mother of two young children, Aurore proves that being busy is quite relative. When you find alignment with who you are and you learn to prioritize, the number of activities you undertake is less important.   Being “busy” is just navigating in a flow of opportunities   Tell us...
5 Elements of Learning Organizations - The Busy Lifestyle
Learning Organization: A learning organization is an organization that facilitates and encourages the learning of its members, and as a consequence develops a capacity to innovate and develop in a sustainable manner.   The term was coined by Peter Senge in his book: The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of...
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...
Business Traveler - The Busy Lifestyle
If you are a frequent business traveler, you won't be looking for business travel tips. Neither will you be looking for the benefits of business travel. There aren't many. Except for the frequent traveler points. And there are almost no benefits for your health. So the list below is not...
books entrepreneurship leadership self-development - the busy lifestyle
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth? A book about leadership? Really? Or entrepreneurship. How come? I would argue that this is THE best book I have read about both. Chris Hadfield tells you stories about what it is to lead in extreme conditions. And to think fast and be creative...
manage a busy life - stop and smell the flowers
To manage a busy life is what he knows quite well. An executive with innovation management, digital transformation and change management experience, a public speaker, university lecturer, coach and mentor, Yves Zieba has a first hand knowledge about how to successfully manage a hectic schedule. And he found the time...
books on happiness and creativity - the busy lifestyle
  Studies have shown that there is a correlation between creativity, locus of control and happiness. The studies have found a positive correlation between external locus of control and creativity, and between creativity and happiness.   Locus of control: If you believe that due to your skills and effort you are in control of...
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...
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...
what is your work style - the busy lifestyle
What if your work style could define how successful you are? And for how long? There is a difference between one-time success and sustainable success, and it is the latter that we are all aiming for. Some of us consider that a sucessful work style has to envolve hard work....