“I became intrigued by people who had unearthed their true calling, or at least those who were willing to try. Those who fought with the seduction of money, intensity, and novelty, but overcame their allure. THOSE WHO BROKE AWAY FROM THE CHORUS TO LEARN THE SOUND OF THEIR OWN VOICE.” Continue reading Book Giveaway #73: What Should I Do with My Life?
The author’s claim to fame is that he sold his startup in 1998 for $265 million to Microsoft. Next year, he joined Zappos (online shoe retailing) as an adviser / investor before becoming the CEO. After a decade, Zappos was acquired by Amazon at around $1.2 billion valuation. Continue reading Book Giveaway #69: Delivering Happiness
Some people say that before loudly telling the world that your PASSION is more important than MONEY, you must have amassed huge amounts of wealth. Though, the irony is that it might be too late.
What’s your passion? Social entrepreneur Noeline Kirabo reflects on her work helping out-of-school young people in Uganda turn their passions into profitable businesses — and shares the two questions you can ask yourself to begin doing the same. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #012: TWO questions to uncover your passion — and turn it into a career
First, every company MUST STAND for something. Starbucks stood not only for good coffee, but specifically for the dark roasted flavor that the founders were passionate about. That’s what differentiated it and made it AUTHENTIC. Continue reading Book Giveaway #59: Pour Your Heart Into It
Today’s Book: Small Giants by Bo Burlingham – Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big The latest business “aspiration” is to build the fastest unicorn (startup with valuation of more than USD 1 billion). Good! Now, how to … Continue reading Book Giveaway #006 Small Giants