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How to think like an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is the process by which new value is created where less (or none) existed before. The entrepreneur then captures a piece of the value (profit), which allows the operation grow. What this boils down to is this: entrepreneurship is an extraction process. For instance, the extraction of physical commodities like oil and natural gas, or the cultivation and extraction of food, water...

How to Lead a Revolution (lessons for startups and bootstrappers)

On 16 October, 1890, in a small farm off the windswept southern coast of Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, the leader of the Irish Revolution was born. Of course, no one could predict this at the time, but like all history it now seems inexorable. The youngest of 8 kids, Michael Collins didn’t grow up with a lot of money, but what his family lacked financially his parents made up for with an...

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