Choose progress over innovation

Two buzzwords these days seem to be trending: innovation and start-up. Like every NEW development is the solution, the Holy Grail towards success. This new NEW is an external goal and has no foundation or relation to the quality of your own business-life.New things or innovations are per definition not the solution. And which problem [...]

Business recycling

  In 2000 B.C. (Before Crisis) there were some good budgets available to start a new project. This could be for entering new markets, new product development, to have a new software system, or building a new meeting space. Basically a large part of these kind of projects started with the word “new”. Now we’re [...]

Company culture is underrated

When we talk about cultural differences we tend to think about differences in national cultures. But being involved in several projects with people from different backgrounds and sectors, I noticed that even within one country, there are some cultural hurdles to overcome. Within a country differences migth occur based on regional heritage, religion, history, local [...]

Student Companies

As I'm active as a volunteer for the non-profit organization "Jong Ondernemen" (Young Entrepreneurship) I would like to share with you about the concept, of students running a company. This related to the topic that Entrepreneurship is for everyone. Jong Ondernemen offer programs for students to setup, run, and close a company during a 1 year [...]

Entrepreneurship is the ideal vehicle to develop you character

Trading, or Entrepreneurship, is actually about coming out of your comfort zone. Working in or with areas you do not know at all, or are not quite familiar with. As such you have to make decisions which have unforeseen outcomes. This involves to take some risks, but as you have to proceed with your business [...]

Entrepreneurship is for everyone

A lot of people are starting their business these days. Some out of curiosity, some because they think they know better as their boss, others because they invented a cool product or for other reasons. Entrepreneurship or being a business person is not only for the rich, the smart trade people, or people with a [...]

Entrepreneurial success is based on your personality

Is a business person born with a different DNA, or can it be learned? Is it because some people have a different education or are born in different (better) circumstances? I believe that an entrepreneur is not a different person as in private life. As an entrepreneur you bring all the skills and knowledge from [...]

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