Gladwell Entrepreneur Personality Traits – Business Insider

Author Malcolm Gladwell — who’s sold some 4.5 million books — says that entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs and IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad become so successful thanks to a rare combination of personality traits.

As he said on stage at on Tuesday at the World Business Forum in New York, they are open to experience, conscientious, and disagreeable. Continue

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I maker e Arduino: che cosa fanno gli artigiani digitali

L’unione tra artigianato e tecnologie nasce da alcune premesse e fortunati incroci storici, a partire dall’accessibilità degli strumenti, la crescente semplicità e la circolazione della conoscenza resa possibile da internet e la filosofia open source. Continue

Poggiani: “Ecco come farò l’Italia digitale”

Il direttore dell’Agenzia per l’Italia digitale: “La stella polare è la riforma della PA. Ma bisogna intervenire su banda larga, cultura e sostegno all’Ict economy. L’Agid sarà in prima linea per vincere queste sfide”. E avverte: “Basta progetti incompiuti” Continue

La moneta sparisce in tutto il mondo: crescita senza fine per i pagamenti senza contanti

Anche la Apple si prepara a sbarcare in grande stile nel mondo dei pagamenti mobili: insieme all’iPhone6 ha lanciato anche la piattaforma Apple Pay che permetterà di pagare semplicemente via telefonino. Continue

My new book on mentoring: “Mentorship. What does a mentoring relationship matter?”

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Dear all,

What is mentoring? Which is the difference between mentoring and coaching? Who is the right mentor for me? Is it useful for companies to reach their targets? Could it improve employability and personal development of people with an MBA degree? These and other questions are discussed in my book, “Mentorship. What does a mentoring relationship matter?”, with Mr Claudio Ceper and Mr Maurizio Bottari, expert headhunters and mentors, Mr Domenico Fama’, senior Hr Manager with deep experience in multinational companies, Miss Gini Dupasquier mentor

The preface is by Mr Gaetano Bonfissuto expert headhunter.

It’s an ebook available on Smashwords (

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/453909)
(where you can find the version for Kindle and Apple, Sony, PDF, text and other readers), iBook store, Kobo book store, Flipkart, Barnes & Noble, Fnac, Feltrinelli.”

On Smashwords you can find an interview made by the publisher to understand more about me and the book. I hope you will enjoy it.

The Reasons People Don’t Follow Their Passions, and What You Can Do

Pursuing your passion can mean different things to different people, but no matter your definition, it seems people always have a reason why they can’t do it. If you’re someone who has always wanted to follow your dream but never gained any traction, here are some answers. Continue

You Might Be an Entrepreneur If You Meet These 3 Conditions

I’m a recent convert to the lean startup movement. But after four years of operating a small startup incubator at a private liberal arts college I’ve learned a lot about creating business models that work and who might become a successful entrepreneur. Continue

Ventre: ‘Telecom Italia giochi la partita dei contenuti’

Il docente dell’Università di Napoli: “La compagnia deve guardare agli Ott. La sfida è creare una Internet tv interattiva e social”. E su Tim Brasil: “Vendere a patto che gli introiti servano per fare nuovi investimenti in Europa” Continue

Competition Is for Losers

What valuable company is nobody building? This question is harder than it looks, because your company could create a lot of value without becoming very valuable itself. Creating value isn’t enough—you also need to capture some of the value you create. Continue

A Handy Visual Featuring The 7 Learning Styles

During the first month of the new school year, teachers get to know their students in terms of their learning levels, where they are at with their learning, their strengths and weaknesses, and, most importantly, their learning styles. I emphasized the last point because it is the key to a successful learning journey for students. Continue

Ovum: M2M, le Tlc faranno soldi con i dati più che con le connessioni

In palio 25 miliardi di dollari entro il 2019 per gli operatori mobili. A patto che sappiano puntare sulla raccolta e integrazione dati intorno ai loro clienti, andando oltre la tradizionale gestione della connettività Continue

Stanford Professors Want To Teach You How To Scale Your Business Without Screwing It Up

After eight years of studying best practices for expanding a business, a pair of Stanford professors are scaling up the size of their classroom with their first foray into massive open online courses (MOOC). Continue