As data storage has changed, we’ve moved from punch cards to cassette tapes to floppy disks to removable storage and now cloud storage and holograms. Will the next 50 years bring about as much change in the world of data?
Creativity is something we all have difficulty with from time to time. According to some studies, as few as one in four of us believe we are fulfilling our creative potential. Many people blame lack of time, pressure in the workplace to be more productive and the education system for this. At the same time, 60% of CEOs believe creativity is the most important leadership trait, suggesting a large disconnect between the top and bottom of many organizations.
Do most great entrepreneurs focus on one idea or pursue many? A quick look at billionaire entrepreneurs reveals that most of them are serial entrepreneurs.
How many of the world’s top 73 self-made billionaires were in a worse situation than you when they started? Let me go straight to the point, is it possible for most of us to go from zero to billionaire? Yes. This is how.
I run a startup. Lean and mean, 16-hour days. Everything we do is ours. When we thought of hiring another person, it quickly became clear that we could not handle an employee. I had to become an entrepreneur. We could not pay for insurance, supervise them, offer them a stable salary. Why because all those things that are stable about a job are the opposite of a startup.
Today the number of entrepreneurs in the world is 380 million. That means for every nineteen people you meet – one will be an entrepreneur. Is that a lot? I think that’s very low actually. What are the other 18 doing? Ok, some of them are kids, some are seniors.