Vitruvian Man – a drawing depicting the figure of a naked man with his arms spread apart, describing a circle and a square, in two, superimposed one on the other, positions. This drawing, made by Leonardo around 1490-1492, is sometimes called canonical proportions. Any of you can get more detailed information about these proportions from the Internet. For our topic today, it is interesting that followers of Leonardo da Vinci, who studied the Golden Section rule, found it universal and applicable not only to nature, but also to man, for example, in architecture, music and art. Is managing finance, business, economics not art? Continue reading
The previous statement is based on practice: over the past decade at least a thousand presentations and defenses of business projects have been reviewed, and I have helped many entrepreneurs to develop business plans for translating their ideas. And what was my impression …
The first common feature of start-up entrepreneurs is that, at the start, they are blinded by their “super-wonderful” business idea, love it, like a child born in the throes of it. From here – the blind and unsupported confidence that their idea is the best, the proposed value (good, product) is unique, and the market and society will simply be happy with this proposal. Continue reading
In recent years, I have been asked many times:
Is it possible to learn entrepreneurship or need to be born with it?
Why and how do people get infected by entrepreneurship?
What is needed to become an entrepreneur?
All these questions are rhetorical, for each questioner already had his personal opinion on this matter and, asking the question, either wanted to establish himself in his own right, or to debate if my point of view, as they say, was at odds. Continue reading