STARTUP PICNIC GEW 2014 - 22 November, at CSIR Sports & Recreation Club

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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Seven 10X Rules for Success

January is almost over and I hope your 2015 plans are well under way. I’ve been doing a lot of sales training about unfair advantages, finding the right vehicle, hiring sales people and more. This week I want to talk about 10X’ing your life. It’s the Holy Grail for those who desire success.

These 10X Rules will dissolve fears, increase your courage and belief in yourself, eliminate procrastination, insecurities, and provide you with a sense of purpose. It will revitalize your life, dreams and goals.

Personally, the biggest mistake I’ve made is not setting my goals high enough—in both personal and professional

Grant Cardone is a dynamic, highly sought after sales training expert, international public speaker, and New York Times best-selling author.

What I wish someone had told me before quitting my job at Goldman Sachs to start my own business

Here is a letter I would have written to my old self with suggestions about what to think about before quitting my job at Goldman Sachs to start my own business.

Johannesburg, 24 March 2014

My dear old employed York

I understand you are thinking of quitting your job at ________ where you seem frustrated that you are _________ (not making an impact / stuck in a routine / having to deal with corporate politics). In principle it is a great idea and I commend you on playing with the thought of becoming an entrepreneur as – after all – we know that the real contributors to an economy are entrepreneurs and not large multi-nationals (did you know that in South Africa alone, 67% of all people employed work in SMEs with under 50 employees?).

But before you make the leap allow me to suggest – with the benefit of hindsight – some things I would have done differently:

York Zucci is an entrepreneur and health investor in Africa. The mother company can be found at www.hellohealth.ch

Dating advice that can save your business from a no game entrepreneur

While we were on a date, she posted on her Facebook: “On a date, he is boring. I hate guys who cannot make conversation. This is a regrettable waste of my Sunday, the worst eveeeeer.”

I was a bore, I froze, and conversation wouldn’t come. We were connected by a mutual lady friend, Thapelo.

The date was going wrong. To avert the silence, we both fiddled with our phones. That is how I came across her Facebook status.

“She is beautiful, single and looking”, I heard; she was. She wanted a man who is doing not so bad and is also ambitious. “I’m ambitious. I fit the profile – why not give it a try?” I thought.

After the date I told my best friend Lesiba. “Don’t worry

Entrepreneur and founder of STARTUP PICNIC. Author of The Anxious Entrepreneur, Forget The business Plan Use This Short Model and Township Biz Fastrack.

Press release: STARTUP PICNIC JHB, 2 May 2015

Startup Picnic JHB is has been moved from Diggers Rugby Club to a week later at Lido Hotel, 02 May 2015, 9am till late.

Startup Picnic poster 02 May 2015 copy