• 30 Jun 2018

    Skills and behaviors that enable entrepreneurs to succeed

    Research at Harvard Business School by Lynda Applegate, Janet Kraus and Timothy Butler takes a unique approach to understanding the behaviors and skills of successful entrepreneurs. through HBS ...

  • 29 May 2018

    Turn a thousand customers into a million

    In the second part of a series on growing startups, Thales S. Teixeira explains how Uber, Etsy and Airbnb have grown from a thousand customers to one million. Thales S. Teixeira and Michael ...

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  • Research at Harvard Business School by Lynda Applegate, Janet Kraus and Timothy Butler takes a unique approach to understanding the behaviors and skills of successful entrepreneurs. through HBS work knowledge What makes the entrepreneur successful? Is this the brilliant technique of Bill Gates? The obsessive attention to the user experience of Steve Jobs? The vision,...

  • In the second part of a series on growing startups, Thales S. Teixeira explains how Uber, Etsy and Airbnb have grown from a thousand customers to one million. Thales S. Teixeira and Michael Blanding Few companies have been more successful in recent years than Uber, Airbnb, and Etsy, who together have reshaped the way we...

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  • NEW BOOK: Finding a job in a start-up is not the same process as finding a job in an established business. Title? Who needs titles? Jeffrey Bussgang’s new book, Entering StartUpLand, is an important guide to finding a job and being productive in a new business. Contains a book excerpt. Many books offer advice on...