Being Bezos (or not)- 4 things you can learn from Amazon CEO
I’ve just finished reading the “Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon” (http://www.amazon.com/The-Everything-Store-Bezos-Amazon-ebook/dp/B00BWQW73E). This happened to coincide with Amazon reporting strong Q1 of 2015 with sale topping $22.7 billion. Over more than 400 pages the author, Brad Stone, tells the story of the online behemoth, of the growth of internet technology over the…
Sometimes, creation is enough
A recent article Carol Roth (@caroljsroth) discussed how “Not Every Creation or Passion Project Should Be a Business” (http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/245604). In the article Carol describe how a successful professional women wrote and published a children’s’ book out of pure creative passion and the desire to tell a story for her own kids. Once done (a tremendous…
Check out my recent story published at "The Analogies Project"
It's called "CISO Impossible"- a short story about the difficulties those in charge of IT security face, some of which feel like a real mission impossible: https://theanalogiesproject.org/the-analogies/ciso-impossible/
Please help me select the new owntrepreneurship logo!
Hi All! After running this blog for 2 months I'm feeling like something is missing. So I've contacted a talented graphic designer named Vladimir Vladetic via Odesk and asked for his help. After several drafts this is what he's proposed: I think these are all great, so I'm asking my readers to help me choose…
Was "Drone Dad" wrong to follow his little girl from the skies?
(this post does not deal with Owntrepreneurship at all, just with being a parent nowadays…). Dubbed by Time magazine as World’s Most Embarrassing Dad (http://time.com/3831431/dad-daughter-drone-school/), this father followed his little girl to school from afar using a quad drone. But is it realty different than monitoring your child's whereabouts using a smartphone app? or walking…
who can multitask better? an entrepreneur or a toddler? think again…
We tend to think of kids as poor in multi tasking, the truth is they are much better adapt to moving from task to the other than we are
The Guns of August
Check out this book on Goodreads: The Guns of August http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11366.The_Guns_of_August
Your kids are the greatest motivators of your career
My second daughter is due any day now. I am both thrilled and terrified. I know this would have a profound impact on my quality of life, work productivity, relationships with my wife and friends… just about anything. And I know it’s not going to be easy. Anyone around tells me that. Some with a…
Should we ditch the fantasy of being an entrepreneur and focus on becoming an OWNtrepreneurs instead?
While our contemporary culture praises entrepreneurship (silicon valley style), it is not practical or desired for most people. But instead we can all be great owntrepreneurs, regardless of our work environment
Concluding the first month of owntrepreneurship blogging- the hardest part is behind me
Hi All, The owntrepreneurship blog has just finished its first full month since I've gone live towards the end of February 2015! During this time over 200 people have visited the site and read the various posts and sections (most of them read 2 or more sections or posts). If you're reading this- know that…