Tag Archives: Success

26 May 2016 - 3:08 pm When you’re tired of FAMOUS failures

We have all Google-d at some point “famous failures”. We have all craved to see that reassuring video that tells us: success is not the exquisite privilege of  a tiny fraction of the world’s population, famous people around the world have failed and have failed, probably, bigger than us – the ordinary. And that makes us happy and complacent in our tiny lives – the simple reassuring, once-in-a-while-to-be-seen video which says: no matter how much stuff life throws at you, it is all rainbows and butterflies compared with what they lived. That makes us cope with the lives we live.

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20 January 2016 - 11:53 am Like a Virgin

I don’t know what you were thinking when you were reading the title, but, hopefully, the first image that came to your mind was Richard Branson’s book: “Like a Virgin – Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School”.

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30 July 2015 - 12:13 pm Maximus Decimus Meridius’ 5 Steps to Success

Welcome, readers, to my first ever blog post! I hope it isn’t completely awful. I must warn you, though – it is a little strange.

For anyone who has ever watched Gladiator (if you haven’t, please go and watch it right now!), you’re probably wondering why the heck its main character is the subject of my enterprise-related blog? Of course you are! But, before you dismiss me for being completely bonkers, let me explain: Continue reading “Maximus Decimus Meridius’ 5 Steps to Success” »

10 July 2015 - 2:46 pm The ultimate secrets of getting an internship leaked…

Hello all! Yeah, I know, long time no see… But this time, I have some useful stuff to offer you: tips to get a placement, yey!

The placements market is still offering a couple of last chances to get a job for the summer or a year, so please jump onto this last train, get a great experience and boost your employability by doing one! Either way, no worries, even if it’s already too late, you can start thinking about next year, because the vacancies mainly begin to open in September. It’s almost time!

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16 September 2014 - 4:54 pm How I finally took my business to the next level

Starting a business is a huge undertaking that more often leads to failure than success; and I’ve had more than my fair share of failures. Feel free to read about my past here: How my failed business saved my career. However, when – after many years of trying – I finally managed to build a business that was authoritative and profitable; things weren’t as fine and dandy as I thought they’d be. Continue reading “How I finally took my business to the next level” »