Posts Tagged ‘risk’

The Key to Startup Success? Bend it Like Beckham

Lauren Nelson | August 17th, 2016 beckham-1996

20 years ago, in the summer of 1996, a young David Beckham electrified the crowd at Selhurst Park. He’d noticed that Wimbledon keeper Neil Sullivan was off his line, which left him with an opportunity. It was a long shot — 50 yards long, to be exact. But Beckham went for it. And Beckham scored.   […]

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Successful Entrepreneurs Know That Failure Is Rarely Permanent

Ross | April 5th, 2016

If you do something that carries more risk, you are more likely to fail. That’s one reason so many people fear failure. But if you risk nothing, you risk everything. The most successful entrepreneurs take calculated risks and are always willing to fail. The question isn’t whether you will fail – everyone fails at something. […]

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If You Risk Nothing, You Risk Everything

Ross | May 16th, 2013

People fear many things. The fear of failure is perhaps one of the greatest and most dangerous fears. If you risk nothing, you risk everything.

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Start-up Tip: When To Leave Your Full-Time Job

Ross | September 3rd, 2008

Mike and I stated working on crowdSPRING in the summer of 2006. We incorporated the company in May 2007 and launched the crowdSPRING marketplace in May 2008. We’ve learned many important lessons along the way. In some ways, our experience is typical of other start-ups. In other ways, it is not. I want to share […]

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Ideas on the playing field

Mike | March 16th, 2008

“Ultimate good…is better reached by free trade in ideas—that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes We are here for two kinds of people. One is the small business owner who has a problem: where to find high […]

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