Entrepreneurship Essays

Review of Stay Hungry Stay Foolish

One of the best book by Rashmi Bansal narrating a story of 25 successful entrepreneurs from IIM- Ahmedabad. The book inspire young graduates to think beyond placements and salaries and to believe in their dreams. It is not the stereotype self help book. Some of the inspiring stories which inspires me most. Naukri.com: Sanjeev Bikchandani The reason for starting his company was independence. As an MBA from Ahmedabad he could have worked for any multinational companies, but he did not…

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The Internet Entrepreneur

One of my all time favorite entrepreneurs is the co-founder of Facebook Inc, known to many as Mark Zuckerberg. This brilliant young mind has revolutionized the way we use the Internet and even the way we interact with our friends, families and colleagues. It comes as no surprise, that Mark Zuckerberg is one of the wealthiest men in the world and a brilliant “Internet Entrepreneur”. So what is Facebook? (The Product) Facebook can mean many different things to different people…

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Entrepreneur Interview

The person I chose to interview is the owner of the company at my current place of work. Larry Godwin is the owner of Godwin Company, Inc, which is a forklift and golf car sales, and service company. Larry worked on his family farm growing up in Arkansas after leaving school in the fourth grade and then moved to Indianapolis when he was 18 years old and began working for a fan company. He got an opportunity for an apprenticeship…

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The Barangay as the Unit of Society

The Barangay as a political unit is the most enduring legacy of our pre-Hispanic past. As pupils we learned that the word barangay traces its roots to balangay – the small but sturdy boats that our Malay ancestors used to navigate the rough seas of the Pacific to settle in these lands. As barangay officials, it would be best to understand the history of this unique political unit so as to better recognize its indispensability to effective local and national…

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Abul Kashem Haider

Early life Abul Kashem Haider, Chairman of the Youth Group was born in Mogdhara Union, Thana, Shandip, Zilla, Chittagong in 1st April 1954. His father Alhaj Sekander Hossain was an educationist and his mother Shafia Khatoon was a housewife. At that time, the education environment Of Shandip was very much discouraging. In most cases, schools & colleges were far away and there were no regular means of transport. This had negative influence among the students making high rate of drop…

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Khaddy’s Egg Supply (kes)

Description of Business Khaddy’s Egg Supply (KES) will be a sole trader business involved in the production of eggs for the people of Bonham Spring, bakeries, restaurants, supermarkets etc. KES will purchase young layer chick and feed from North Agri-Supplies. We pride ourselves in providing quality eggs and outstanding services to our customers. Justification of Location The KES farm will be located in the rural area of Exchange. Reasons for locating the KES farm in Exchange are; It will be…

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Importance of a Logo for Any Business

Many a time, entrepreneurs wonder what a good logo meant for the business? A long set of questions may erupts in minds of business people regarding the importance of logo to business like why is it important, does it matter what it looks like, besides many others. In this article, I just want to clear up the haze from this aspect and we will do an analysis regarding the value that you place on having a good logo for your…

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Why Entrepreneurial Organizations Seek Opportunities for Innovation

An entrepreneurial organization is a business that provides time and space for employees to seek creative ideas, promotes those ideas, and supports those ideas by building the project. Innovation is the specific tool of entrepreneurs, the means by which to exploit change as an opportunity for a different or enhanced product or process. The definition of “entrepreneur” from Dictionary.com is “a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk.” One such person…

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Alma Electronics

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Mr. Andy Mallari is the owner of electronics shop that started in 1979. His shop is selling parts that are used in assembly and maintenance of radios, tape recorders, amplifiers and various related appliances. By 1990, the business is expanding and continuously picking up. The operation covers sales and repair. But Mr. Mallari’s perspective has changed drastically when he met his former classmate Estelito Chan, an Araullo University graduate, owner of a well-established appliance assembly plant in…

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From Rags to Riches

“Entrepreneurship is not for the weak of heart. There is no easy path to success. You will need to work harder than your employees, to keep your mind sharp, and to face your inner fears. In the end, entrepreneurship is not only finding opportunities to create value in the business sense, but also finding the opportunities to be your best self” (Khanser, 2007). John Gokongwei Jr. has everything that a person should possess in order to become a successful entrepreneur….

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Role of the Entrepreneur in Setting Up a Business

Entrepreneurs are the individuals who start new businesses in the economic marketplace. These individuals may start businesses for a variety of reasons, including working for their own self-interest, making more money, improving their local community or enhancing their quality of life. While entrepreneurs may face a number of issues when starting a business, they usually have the psychological resolve and positive outlook to overcome these issues. Other People Are Reading * Help With Setting up a New Business * How…

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Boston Beer Case Study

Jim Koch was motivated and haunted by the idea of being an entrepreneur in the beer brewing business. Once upon a time his great-great-grandfather created a recipe that was full bodied, had a longer brewing time, used rare hops, and cost a lot more than the imports are costing. Koch saved $100,000 and was able to acquire $140,000 from family and friends to start up his brewery. Knowing that it would cost close to $10 million to actually open a…

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Mind Your Own Business

What makes someone a successful entrepreneur? It certainly helps to have strong technology skills or expertise in a key area, but these are not defining characteristics of entrepreneurship. Instead, the key qualities are traits such as creativity, the ability to keep going in the face of hardship, and the social skills needed to build great teams. If you want to start a business, it’s essential to learn the specific skills that underpin these qualities. It’s also important to develop entrepreneurial…

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Entrepreneurial Ambitions

Abstract An entrepreneur is someone who goes into business for themselves, hoping to expand and maximize profit. Throughout this report, I will briefly explain two of the premiere entrepreneurs who took a risk and it paid off. Entrepreneurial Ambitions It’s not about the price one charges for his goods and services, nor is it about the competition or how to beat them. It’s all about the customers and clients. Your clients are the ones who generally decided whether your product…

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Lee Byung Chull, Founder of Samsung

In 1938 Lee founded the Samsung Trading Company which was the grounding stone of his soon-to-be empire. He was born 1910 in Uiryeong in Korea and his first attempt as an entrepreneur was in 1936 when he founded a rice mill which didn’t go very well. His second attempt, the Samsung Trading Company which traded with fruits, fish and vegetables was more successful. This is rather surprising under the conditions of firstly the Japanese rule, then the chaotic after-war time…

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