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Lessons from the Dark Side: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Hackers What entrepreneurs can learn from hackers is that cybercrime is a major problem we face in our digital society and the hackers are extremely successful. business people having meeting with authentic communication Authentic Communication Is the New Black People tend to do business with people they know. One of the fastest ways to get people to know, like and trust you is to be authentic in communication. man with graphical creative process on his hands Changing the Creative Process Be open to changing your own creative process through this kind of clarity work. Sooner or later, you will find your truest self and most authentic work. When Opportunity Stops Knocking When opportunity stops knocking, what choice will you make? Will you become complacent? If you knock and create an opportunity, opportunity will answer. Musings of a Neophyte Entrepreneur I’ve had to learn a lot of information about running a business. It’s not just about the basics of running a business, like how to manage personnel. Fail First For those who are in your early twenties trying to make it: keep going and don't be afraid to fail! Time and work will bring you success. business men operating their business line Say Yes First and Figure It Out Later Operating a business while it is simultaneously evolving, growing or even being validated as a legit business is perfectly okay! Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should Just because you can start a business doesn’t mean you should. Choose to start a business that fits you. Ignore advice that works for others but doesn’t Don't Burn The Ships! Don’t Burn The Ships! 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This is how you defeat the fear of failure. a failure's guide to creative experimentation The Failure’s Guide to Creative Experimentation Entrepreneurship is a calling, not a destination. Embrace your failures and make a commitment to a life of creative experimentation. a network of business people Value Comes First Your network will take you farther than any knowledge you’ll gain in this class! They will join your cause in any way they can. putting a clock on the piggy bank representing to save time It’s About Time Find a way to cram as much life, love, and value as you can into the short time you have on earth, and if you can save other people enough time. girl in a dress going to the sea don't hold back Don’t Hold Back Play the game, and play it to win. Let go of the self-imposed limitations. Show up as you truly are. Live fully.Inspire others. And don’t. Hold. Back. 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