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Our top three Ted Talks


By Nutcracker

Even as entrepreneurs, we sometimes need to reinject the passion for our businesses or find the inspiration to take it to the next level and scale. What better way to do this than with our top three Ted Talks..?

1. According to Bill Gross, an entrepreneur who’s founded a lot of start-ups (and incubated many others), timing accounts for 42% of the difference between the success and failure of a new business. Followed by team and execution, and then the uniqueness of an idea. Take inspiration from Uber – get your timing right with your next venture, and it’s certain to be one of the 25% that make it past 15 years or more.

2. In today’s constantly-evolving world, Jim Hemerling suggests adapting your business should be an invigorating, not exhausting, challenge. Change can be hard, and you will face resistance in your business, but put your people first and instil a culture of continuous learning to create a smoother process. As a leader, you need to have a vision and a clear road map with milestones.

3. Have you implemented remote working in your business? As popularity grows for this new way of working, office dynamics are changing. And some of your employees may feel disconnected from the rest of the team. However, Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress, argues that a distributed workforce is the most effective way to build a company. It’s just about how you approach it…

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