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December 18, 2008

Everything I Need to Know About Entrepreneurship I Learned From My Comrades in Moscow

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You can start a business anywhere not to mention that you should “don’t worry, be crappy.”

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Celebrity endorsements don’t have to be expensive.

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Buddha is in the details (see next photo).

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The details.

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Nothing is what it seems (see next photo).

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What it is.

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You need to think big.

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And don’t worry, be crappy.

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Do anything for your customer. (Read more about this photo.)

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Things are more complex than they seem. (I searched for a San Jose Sharks doll but couldn’t find one.)

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Never turn your back on your investors.

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Don’t take “no” for an answer.

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Don’t be subtle with your advertising.

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Treat everyone like a star.

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Placement is everything (world-class shopping center called Gum, right across Red Square).

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Above all, you need big balls to be an entrepreneur.


Can I tell you a funny story? A guard at the Kremlin asked me what kind of lens I had on my Nikon D90. I told him it was 18-200mm, and he wouldn't allow me to take it in because it was too powerful!


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