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The Entrepreneur Test – #19

By Tom the Trout | Sep 4, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 19 The Psychopath “I wondered if sometimes the difference between a psychopath in Broadmoor and a psychopath on Wall Street was the…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #18

By Tom the Trout | Aug 28, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 18 The Company Merger “Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.” ―…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #17

By Tom the Trout | Aug 20, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 17 The human needs purpose “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche  …

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The Entrepreneur Test – #16

By Tom the Trout | Aug 13, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 16 The Chimp needs money “Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.” Clare Boothe…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #15

By Tom the Trout | Jul 31, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 15 The Office Bully “Bookworms are bullied in schoolyards and in locker-rooms as much as in government offices and prisons.” ― Alberto…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #14

By Tom the Trout | Jul 4, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 14 Recognising co-workers “Be careful that what you write does not offend anybody or cause problems within the company.  The safest approach…

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“It’ll never happen to me” seminar

By Tom the Trout | Jun 25, 2018

Business Continuity Seminar 5th September 2018   In 2014 we lost our office. Our working environment was obliterated overnight after two trees fell onto our office…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #13

By Tom the Trout | Jun 20, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 13 The “hobby” business model   “Without commitment, you cannot have depth in anything, whether it’s a relationship, a business or a…

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The Entrepreneur Test – #12

By Tom the Trout | Jun 12, 2018

Excerpt from Chapter 12 You can’t run a business if you are just human   “When I’m out of politics I’m going to run a business,  it’ll…

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