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Team leaders should become "active listeners" if they want to bring the best out of their people, say co-founders of a Portuguese coaching startup, who also believe that a positive attitude to failure can ensure success. "Through our workshop experience with managers and leaders, we realized how important it is for entrepreneurs, leaders, and...
QnA Summit panel discussion. Photo by: QnA Summit.
Starting one’s own business is a dream held by many but successfully attained by few. It is certainly enticing for those feeling stuck in a job that is, to say the least, unpleasant and unrewarding, financially and otherwise. However, dreaming about it and actually taking the bold and risky steps necessary to achieve the dream are worlds...
Millennials Jam Workshop: Youth and ICTs beyond 2015. Photo by ITU Pictures.
Not to be confused with an entrepreneur, a solopreneur is a business owner who manages and oversees his or her entire business alone. Solopreneurs are involved in every aspect of their business from the administrative to the marketing to the technical. The success or failure entirely falls on their shoulders. However, while there is...
Berlin Startup Tour. Photo by: Heisenberg Media.
There are no limitations to who can become a successful entrepreneur. Away from a college degree or pumped up bank account, all one needs to make it as a great entrepreneur is a great business idea targeting a burgeoning sector. In an era where things are moving fast, right from technology to people’s needs,...
Digital Nomad, James Cave. Photo by: James Cave
Lisbon (ViaNews) - James Cave, born in Ireland, has been a 'digital nomad' for almost eight-years. A digital nomad is described as someone who makes a living with digital technology and lately many of them have been coming to Lisbon. Like James, many companies and entrepreneurs have come to Portugal to live and do business. Portugal is...
Woman in Business at the White House. Photo by: Business Forward.
Research findings have, over the years, shown that an increase of women in leadership roles might be good for business. Even with findings, very few women make up the top echelons of power in most businesses as well as public companies. According to the UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders study,...
Luis Caixado, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at GesEntrepreneur. Photo by Via News.
Luis Caixado founded JustEnjoy, a startup looking to deliver memorable moments for families during their holidays. Today, he's focused on teaching and helping young entrepreneurs to become a better version of themselves. We met with Luis at Web Summit to understand what is being done for young entrepreneurs in Portugal. Miguel Salvado: We have a lot of entrepreneurs in Portugal. Do...

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Web Summit's promotional item in Praça do Comércio, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo credit: Rick Morais

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Jean-Francois Gagné, CEO at Element AI, an artificial intelligence software company. Photo by: Via News.

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Manufacturing equipment. Image by: Mixabest.

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