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The Entrepreneur Test – #28

By Tom the Trout | Nov 19, 2018

Chapter 28 Recognising when a chimp is in control and using it to your advantage I may have painted a picture in this book that…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #27

By Tom the Trout | Nov 6, 2018

Chapter 27 Using reflection to decipher whether you have been a chimp or human One of the elements I have learnt in recent years is…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #26

By Tom the Trout | Nov 5, 2018

Chapter 26 That old ’80/20′ chestnut As a motorcyclist I understand that to enjoy a good ride, a ride that doesn’t lead to the pain…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #25

By Tom the Trout | Oct 16, 2018

Chapter 24 The Psychopath test Skilling, Maxwell and Goodwin all demonstrated a significant number of psychopathic traits, clearly the balance between their human, chimp and…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #24

By Tom the Trout | Oct 9, 2018

Chapter 24 Fred ‘the Shred’ Goodwin Fred Goodwin was the son of an electrician and the first person in his family to go to University,…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #23

By Tom the Trout | Oct 1, 2018

Chapter 23 Albert J. Dunlap Dunlap was a ‘professional downsizer’ and he was best known as a runaround specialist, attracting nicknames such as “Chainsaw Al”…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #22

By Tom the Trout | Sep 4, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 22 Robert Maxwell   Jan Ludvik Hyman Binyamin Hosh, otherwise known as Ian Robert Maxwell was born into poverty in Czechoslovakia. He…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #21

By Tom the Trout | Sep 4, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 21 Jeffrey Skilling   Jeffrey Keith Skilling is the former CEO of the Enron Corporation who was convicted of federal felony charges…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #20

By Tom the Trout | Sep 4, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 20 The Amygdala gland “One of the seats of emotion and memory in the brain is the Amygdala, he explained. When something threatens…

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