“You got to figure out how to deal with failure … You make mistakes and the most important thing, just like in sports, is that you learn from the mistake.”
Professor Michael Goldberg discussed the “entrepreneurial mindset” in a Facebook Live chat with young leaders and entrepreneurs from across Latin America & the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa, sharing advice on how to launch and grow their businesses and create change in their communities.
Entrepreneurship is a contact sport. I’ve weathered plenty of ups and downs, lost key customers, survived production disasters, endured the rising cost of goods, and watched the market flood with competition—and that was just in my first six years!
Robillard grew up in Cité Soleil, an extremely poor, crime-ridden neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. He and other local activists had long worked to help residents improve their lives, but their efforts often had been overshadowed by violence.
For society to take advantage of the untapped potential of those with disabilities, the obstacles to full participation by the disabled community must be overcome, says Diego Mariscal, who was born with cerebral palsy.
We interview Guy Raz. The host of the NPR podcast “How I built this,” where he interviews entrepreneurs, innovators, and executives from all over the world.
We were lucky enough to talk with Raz about his own career, his experience hosting the show, and what he has learned from talking to so many innovators and business leaders. The conversation is excerpted below.
¿Te pone nervioso hacer algo a lo que no estás acostumbrado en tu organización o negocio? Sabemos que para alcanzar el éxito es necesario asumir riesgos.
We gathered for you some of our favorite TED Talks to help you motivate yourself or even others to not only be OK with failure and rejection — but to welcome it. Once the possibility of failure does not scare you, you will be unstoppable. Check it out.
A menudo observamos el éxito en el mundo digital de hoy, pero lo que no se muestra con mucha frecuencia son los fracasos que hay detrás del éxito de una persona. Sólo vemos el lado triunfador.