The single biggest reason why startups succeed


Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people’s, and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others — and surprised even him.

What does my headscarf mean to you?

What do you think when you look at this speaker? Well, think again. (And then again.) In this funny, honest, empathetic talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied challenges us to look beyond our initial perceptions, and to open doors to new ways of supporting others.

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CV Tips – do not do this

I am currently reviewing so many CV/Resumes and noticed that people don’t invest enough time on this.

It is your first impression! As soon as I pick up “copy n paste” text and bad spelling – I decline it. It’s that straight forward for me.


Use a great decent and standard font like Calibri or Arial or Trebuchet. Not like the one above. And please not use blue or green and red font colour. Stick with black.

No work experience

Please don’t say you have “No Work Experience” – even if you really don’t have experience, don’t put this on your CV. Be positive, add details about your passions, hobbies, sideprojects or other extra-mural activities.


Please keep background colour of your pages WHITE. Unless you applying for a web/graphic design position.

If you need help let me know.

Doctors develop apps for frontline healthcare workers

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