Monthly archive for November 2015

Ways to be known and visible 10 – Social Networks

Ways to be known and visible 10 – Social Networks

In the last years with the appearance of Social Networks, many previously unknown people have risen to fame. Some of this people are even making a living thanks to their fame in Social Networks, as they make revenue from them. In a similar fashion, I’ve met people

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Pros and cons about entrepreneurship

Pros and cons about entrepreneurship

Being this a blog that talks about entrepreneurship, many times I have written about my experience as an entrepreneur. Therefore, in different posts I have written about taking this step, the things that make it difficult among other subjects. In this new post I will mention subjects

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Ways to be known and visible 9 – Doing Networking

Ways to be known and visible 9 – Doing Networking

For this ninth installment of the current series of articles, where the idea is to be known and visible, I’m going to talk about a strategy that really works and it is doing some Networking. I really like this strategy, however there is a particular angle which

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When should I become independent?

When should I become independent?

The title of this post, short and definite, is one of the first questions people ask themselves when they work for a company and have the idea of becoming independent and create their own company. Obviously there is not a perfect answer for this question because it

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Ways to be known and visible 8 – Being part of Business Associations

Ways to be known and visible 8 – Being part of Business Associations

Being part of associations that gather companies are an excellent way of being known. This can work for both employees and entrepreneurs and it’s a short route to accomplish a high status and the the visibility we’re looking for in this series of articles. With associations there

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Social Security in Colombia: A headache

Social Security in Colombia: A headache

Generally, in this blog, I try to talk about subjects that are widely understood from any corner of the world, because fortunately we have readers in every continent. However today I want to share with our readers a subject that I know that entrepreneurs in Colombia will

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Ways to be known and visible 7 – Holding Positions of High Profile

Ways to be known and visible 7 – Holding Positions of High Profile

Today’s strategy to be know and visible can sound simplistic and obvious for many people, yet I talked about it because it’s frequently overlooked. With no doubts holding a job that has a high profile in an important organization can be an excellent way to be known.

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Working happily with family and friends

Working happily with family and friends

Many times when we decide to start a new project we know we wont make it on our own. Therefore, we start looking for partners and logically we start with our network. The easiest place to look for partners in among our friends and family, and that

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