Category Archives: Management

Is luck a coincidence?


In one of my previous posts, I have talked about the role of luck in Entrepreneurship. This is one of questions that I ask to entrepreneurs. Zeki Çalışır, is a successful and experienced businessman whose ideas I respect. When I asked … Continue reading

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40+ approach


In this post, I would like to just quote Brian Tracy’s 40 plus formula: “You work 40 hours per week for survival.  Everything over 40 hours is for success. Every hour over 40 is an investment in your future. The average … Continue reading

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Evolution of Mobile Internet


In 1999, when we have founded Done Information and Communication Systems, mobile Internet equated WAP and mobile messaging channel was composed of only SMS. In those days, it was possible to store applications in 3,5” 1,44 MB floppy disk. While … Continue reading

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Solo Entrepreneur vs. Partnership


A business needs to be drived by at least three different and somehow conflicting roles. This resembles but not the same as the “seperation of powers” in governance of a state. Business perspective: This quality resides in people who can … Continue reading

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Employee of the Month: Robert Owen


McDonald’s “Employee of the Month” is a widely-known application for recognizing and motivating successful employees. Do you know that the pioneer of this idea was Robert Owen, who was a successful entrepreneur and paradoxically, a utopian socialist during the last … Continue reading

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Your enemy is your best ally;


Benefits of having an enemy outweighs the costs. Moreover, you will suffer if you do not have a real oppponent because a strong opponent makes you tougher, bolder, stronger and wiser. Your oppponent makes you challenge your limits and makes … Continue reading

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What did Peter Drucker said about “The New Venture”?


Peter Drucker and The New Venture In the previous post, Peter Drucker’s suggestions for the entrepreneurial  management of an “Established Business” were summarized. In his “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” book, he dedicated a separate chapter for the “New Venture” as well. Or we … Continue reading

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