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How Billionaires Made Their First Money – And What They Advise You To Do Financially

Even the longest journey starts with a first step: Before Warren Buffett hit the financial markets, he sold used golf balls or Coca-Cola door-to-door. Another source of income for young Buffett was the idea of renting out flipper-machines. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos first job in the business world was behind a counter at McDonald’s. At 14, Bill Gates founded his first software company. With Traf-o-Data he …

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6 Ultra-Successful Types of Entrepreneurs

What Type Are You?   Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes, but it turns out that the most successful ones can be grouped into six different personality profiles with certain traits in common. This is according to the Founder Institute, a launch program for startups, which has worked with top social scientists to test over 30’000 entrepreneurs in correlating their working …

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Learn & Profit From Failures


“Mistakes are an inevitable consequence of doing something new and should be seen as valuable.” – Ed Catmull, President of Pixar A couple of months ago, I saw an interview with Steaua football club owner Gigi Becali after a game. The match ended 1:1, but in a way his team just lost two points after conceding the equalizer shortly before the …

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Predictions & Reality

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If you ever made a mistake, as outlined in the last two chapters, based on false expectations, it may help to know, that you’re in good company. 1. “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” Ken Olson, founder, Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC), 1977 • Reality: Total number of computers sold so far 4’187’000’000 2. “We …

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