The 10 biggest unicorns in the world – mapped

http://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/05/visualizing-the-unicorn-landscape-in-2019 It was only six years ago that venture capitalist Aileen Lee coined the term “unicorn” to describe any privately-held startup worth $1 billion or more. At the time, such valuations were so rare that they deserved a special name – but since then, it’s fair to say that the landscape has shifted dramatically. The […]
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Mindful Entrepreneurship: The New Age of Business

The life of an entrepreneur is often a stressful one, with too few hours in the day. My to-do list never seems to shrink, and my ability to nurture personal and professional relationships often suffers. I’ve learned the extraordinarily high price of not being mindful. Before I started taking a more mindful approach in my business, there […]
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Business Lessons From Tiger Woods’ Triumph at the Masters

Read full article here… Tiger Woods’ victory at the 2019 Masters tournament is being hailed as one of the greatest comeback in sports history. The tournament marks the player’s first win after a gap of over a decade during which Woods underwent significant physical and psychological trauma before finally emerging a winner. The analogy of […]
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11 skills that will make you super successful

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/292572 How does someone become off-the-charts successful? Some say it’s luck. Others say it’s hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both-, as well as a few other ingredients. Defining success can be tricky because it’s so subjective. Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a […]
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Megacities: Developing Country Domination Leaders Are Thoughtful and Deliberate, Not Impulsive and Reactive

By Euromonitor International The trend of global urbanisation is in full swing, with the last 100 years seeing remarkable change in attitudes to city life. In the past, urban living was an infrequent occurrence; for instance, in 1900 only 15% of the globe’s population resided in cities. Nonetheless, changing consumer lifestyles and livelihoods have led […]
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4 soft skills you need to work on, and why

By David Sturt and Tom Nordstrom Would you rather have a co-worker or manager who’s a leader in your field, a true expert with great amounts of knowledge and experience—but isn’t much of a people person, and doesn’t get along with the team very well? Or would you rather work side by side with an […]
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Euromonitor Reveals the Top 10 Global Consumer 2019

By Euromonitor International Global market research company Euromonitor International unveiled today a new white paper highlighting the top 10 global consumer trends to watch in 2019. The annual report reveals emerging trends that provide insight into consumers’ changing values and explores how their behaviour is disrupting business globally. The top 10 global consumer trends in […]
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10 Golden rules of personal branding

By Goldi Chang Creating a personal brand can be a daunting, mythical task. And one of the easiest ways to get lost in the process is to not know where to start. Even Oprah Winfrey began by going through several style iterations on a small local show before defining her voice into one of the […]
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Great leaders are thoughtful and deliberate, not impulsive and reactive

by Tony Schwartz and Emily Pines You set aside the first hour of your day to work on a strategy document that you’ve been putting off for a week. You haven’t been disciplined about getting to it, but you’ve had one crisis after another to deal with in the past week. Now, finally, you’ve carved […]
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How to Take Criticism Well

by Sabina Nawaz Many years ago, I had the opportunity to run an organization. I was excited about the possibilities ahead of us and the goals we could realize. However, instead of receiving unanimous enthusiasm for what I thought was an exciting vision, some team members found fault with my ideas and judged me personally. […]
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