The Hidden Motivation of Entrepreneurs

People usually misunderstand what it means to be an entrepreneur (read: The Meaning of Entrepreneurship). One of the most difficult issues that they face is their own motivation. The first time entrepreneur usually believes that his primary motivation is commercial. Their actions usually prove that commercial goals are low priority. This schizophrenia causes unnecessary stress to the entrepreneurs and value

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My Zawya Story: Introduction

This post is part of the My Zawya Story series. Zawya, the MENA online business media company, was my fourth private equity direct investment and has been one of my most fulfilling and satisfying active investments, not just because of the 20x cash on cash return but also because of my participation in the leadership of building the company and charting a course to

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