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What is agility and how to become an agile entrepreneur?

Milena Duric Experience

People are using the word “agile” more and more during these years. What does it mean exactly?   Agility is the ability to act quickly and with economy of effort in accurate response to change and also to initiate change for business advantage, says Paul Allen.   But if we translate this sentence into an ordinary language, agility represents the ability to respond fast to unexpected situations, and to keep your mind open to new …

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Casper Ravn-Sørensen on the culture of leadership

Milena Duric Experience, Investment

If we look up in the dictionary, the definition of a leader is, as follows – the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. But what is one similar thing to all the leaders other than leading? It is – commitment to a cause. And why is that? What actually makes leader a leader? Leaders are persons who impose their own values and assumptions on the group. If they manage to impose …

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Making the first impression as a young entrepreneur – a few tips

Milena Duric Experience

You have probably wondered what is the most important thing during important business meetings. As a young, inexperienced entrepreneur, you probably think it is:   The plan of the meeting Or the presentation of the project Maybe you even guess it is The closure of the meeting that is doing all the job But you are wrong! The most important thing during business interviews is actually the first impression you make. Amy Cuddy is Harvard …

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What can an efficient blogger do for your business and in which way?

Milena Duric Social media

Of course that you thought about how you can improve your social media marketing. You have made your web-page and you should start posting blogs on your website. But is the blogging business any worth? Answer is – OF COURSE IT IS! Blogger is an ambassador So, as any country has an ambassador, so does every company have an online representative. His or her name is – blogger! A blogger represents an utterly important part …

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Casper Ravn-Sørensen – don’t underestimate offline marketing power

Milena Duric Social media

It is of course, very important to have an online marketing strategy. The vast majority of people use internet for informing and buying online. And you should find your place among a certain audience you have chosen to speak to. But what about offline marketing? Has it died out? According to statistics, 68 % of e-buyers reported to have no problem when purchasing online. But what is with the rest of the people? There are still …

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Should you, as a young founder of a startup, outsource right away?

Milena Duric Experience

You have probably wondered how do all these startups work out in short period of time. How do they do it? What’s the secret? Well the secret is – outsourcing! How can you start outsourcing? There are a few websites you should keep an eye on: Upwork GitHub Stack overflow Freelancer It depends on which service you need. But you should make profiles on all of them just in case. You never know when the …

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Are you taking the online privacy of your consumers seriously?

Milena Duric Social media

Privacy matters. That is what we all can agree on. How does the market function nowadays? As a young entrepreneur, just founding the startup, you have probably thought of making your business available online. After all, it is utterly important to have social media profiles for your business. Making a few profiles on social media is a must to get everything you need. And what you need is the audience, the recognition and respect, and …

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What is a financial statement and how to make it perfect?

Milena Duric Investment

A financial statement is a document provided by your bookkeeper, accounting manager or controller. Basically, it represents the balance of the profit of your company. What does financial statement include? Generally, financial statement includes: the balance sheet income statement and statement of cash flow The balance sheet – provides a snapshot of the business’s assets, liabilities and owner’s equity for a given time (preferably once a month) Current assets – includes cash, stocks and other …

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More effective meetings – a few tips from Casper Ravn-Sørensen

Milena Duric Experience

If you are a startup that has just begun growing and developing, you probably need some advice related to the scheduled meetings. It is desirable that you and your team hold meetings on weekly or monthly basis. And why? Because, in order to reach the effectiveness of the company, and sustainable development, you have to gather all the people that are concentrated on the goal and have a talk about your further strategy. An actual …

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The young entrepreneur’s circle of people – their influence

Milena Duric Experience, Investment

If you have a heart and mind of a young entrepreneur, you sure are a loner. You have a great idea of a project. You have thought everything through. But the thing you lack is your circle of people. Why? Here is some advices from Casper Ravn-Sørensen on why you need a team of people that are focused on the same goal. The knowledge Of course that you have the knowledge around the area you …