1. Change the rewarding system to celebrate failure. Not only failure is key to accelerate the learning curve but it's usually the first fear that stop students from becoming an entrepreneur. At school, failing is not perceived as an accelerator and slows down entrepreneurship.
“Taking Internet To The Next Level” est une conférence que j’ai donnée le 13 décembre dans les locaux de l’Iteem (une des rares écoles d’entrepreneur/ingénieur en France). L’objectif de cette conférence était de démontrer que l’internet est en croissance exponentielle, que cela crée une montage de nouvelles opportunités et que le “web entrepreneur” n’a jamais eu [...]
Have you ever met a real entrepreneur? The one who just never stop? The one who is about to start his 5th company? 2 of them went bankrupt and the 3 others have been acquired… I spend a lot of time with entrepreneurs and I tried to understand how they think and act. There’s clearly [...]
During The Next Web conference in Amsterdam, I got a chance to ask to Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon (@Werner) what advice he could give to the future entrepreneurs from my school Iteem. Innovate on top of others services and build a service which always differentiate you. Focus on building sustainable businesses in France first then go global. Here’s his speech [...]
There’s something to win every month (Get an advance copy of the Zappos book) You can read/learn and ask questions about the World Class Conferences (like Web 2.0 in San Francisco) I go to. We talk about how to run an (online) business with less efforts thanks to a collective understanding of the tools (Web Analytics, SEO, [...]
Here’s few sources from where I love to learn, you will find an incredible source of knowledge for your business (and your life). I’m always wondering How The Technology Can/Should Change Our Education? . Do we really know how to push our brain boundaries? You will find some answers in those great websites. TED.com – Ideas Worth [...]
Visit http://about.me/alextoul for to connect better on social media. Hi, Who I am? Web thinker? French Entrepreneur? Founder? It doesn’t really matter. However “How internet is forcing our education to change? What future people really want to create with it? How To Take Avantage of it in your startup?” do matter. 3 of my major occupations: CEO of Hockey-Community [...]