Category Archives: Entrepreneurial

The 2017 G20 YEA Communiqué — Recommendations for Strengthening International Youth Entrepreneurship (And Fighting Unemployment)

The world needs a more innovative approach for global growth and employment. Growth is slowing down and unemployment, especially among youth, is rising or remaining at a high level. Demographic changes, technological advances and increased mobility are profoundly changing the … Continue reading

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The G20 Young Entrepreneurs´ Alliance — a strong international voice against youth unemployment

What is the result of a combination of low rates of growth, high level of youth unemployment and an increasingly younger population in a country? An increasingly troubling economic outlook! That´s what the G20 members have faced for the past several years and in parts still face today. Therefore, the question that has to be answered is this: what policies can G20 governments adopt to address youth joblessness and disengagement and as a result encourage growth in their countries? Many economies that are rapidly developing face the challenge of finding work for large numbers of young people who will soon enter the workforce. Who can provide an answer to the challenge of youth unemployment? Continue reading

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How G20 nations can help young entrepreneurs with their businesses

Looking at the latest media coverage, one comes to the conclusion that it is “en vogue” to be an entrepreneur as a young person. In fact, digitization offers young people as many opportunities as ever to start a business and … Continue reading

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Opportunities for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in a logistics centered economy

Opportunities abound for the MSMEs in a logistics centered economy, moreover, many of these opportunities do not lie in the distant future but are here and now. Continue reading

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A contract is a “good” contract, if…

Contract negotiations are a demanding but also fascinating part in a project, no matter what the project is. A “good” contract as the result of the negotiations improves the relationship between the parties and ensures a high quality performance on … Continue reading

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The lack of a start-up culture in Germany and how to change that!

A vibrant entrepreneurial culture is an important part of the business environment in every country – and that is particularly true for Germany. To encourage more people to start a business society must succeed – as a basis for further steps – in improving the public opinion about start-up entrepreneurs (and about entrepreneurs in general) so that entrepreneurship becomes a legitimate, respected and desirable option as a career opportunity. Continue reading

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Richard Branson’s business lessons

Call it an occupational hazard of being a lawyer or just a natural thrust for knowledge, call it what you will, I read a lot. While on business in Jamaica I was perusing a local daily newspaper, The Daily Observer, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship: Cultural Views on Failure A Good Indicator Of Chances Of Success.

Yes failure, something we all fear, provides the greatest moment for us to learn. How we manage or better put how we are honed to manage the process of failure provides not only the basis for but is the best indicator of future success. Continue reading

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UK University To Giveaway IP In Hopes Of Spurring Innovation

By: Ainsley Brown Are you an entrepreneur? Are you British? Do you have the resources to commercialize patented materials? If you answered yes to the above questions then the University of Glasgow wants to talk to you. In a move … Continue reading

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Art As An Option: An Alternative Form of Investment

By: Ainsley Brown The use of art as an investment is not a new concept, whether it is commissioning a piece for your self or buying existing works, art as an investment is centuries old. But what about investing in … Continue reading

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