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Habits for survival in a turbulent business environment

Most companies don´t survive the upheavals of change and competition over the long haul. But there are a few remarkable firms that have withstood the test of several centuries. What hidden lessons do they hold for the rest of us?According to our values for risk and failure management, today we recommend you “The living company: […]

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Creativity in the GGJ

The Global Game Jam is an annual international game event, where participants should create a game in only 48 hours. Participants in the GGJ are of all skill levels and in various fields such as professional game developers, educators, artists, designers, storytellers or musicians. The project partner CEEI Burgos, has organised this event for the […]

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Participation in Routelab

The University of Patras (Upensills project partner) co-organized and participated in the #Routelab event entitled “Innovation … everywhere!”, which was held in Patras on the 30th and 31st of October 2020. The aim of this workshop is to become a brainstorming tool for innovation, a place of mentoring and networking for participants, an event that […]

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RRI online course

The University of Amsterdam offers, through Coursera, an online course that will give you the opportunity to learn about Responsible Research and Innovation. In this course, that starts on January 2021, you will learn how to apply Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in your own work. First by understanding why it is important to act […]

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3rd online meeting

The project has the final list of entrepreneur skills that are going to be promoted. Entrepreneur skills: Creativity and Innovation Social Intelligence Adaptability Persistence and Resilience Leadership Responsability Collaboration Ability to learn Curiosity Risk Critical thinking Result Orientation Delegate Control Besides, during last months, the partners had proposed several tools and dynamics to work with […]

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Important skills entrepreneurs need

Have you ever thought about what are the most important skills entrepreneurs need? If you are considering becoming an entrepreneur, these skills that you can develop could increase your entrepreneurial success. There are several ones such as: hard skills (technical and financial skills) that can be extremely important to manage a business. Or soft skills […]

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Inspiring stories from Croatia

During the first steps of the project, one of them was to do a short analysis about entrepreneur skills in each partner region. For this task, each partner create a study with the young entrepreneurs they worked. In the case of Croatia, they work with a small focus group of youngers. They presented their businesses […]

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2nd online meeting

Last week, the 1st of July, took place the second online meeting with the partners of the project. After the study of each region about the entrepreneur skills throw the surveys and focus groups, the partners collected a list of all. Entrepreneur skills: Creativity Social skills Adaptability Flexibility Persistence Leadership Responsibility Collaboration Ability to learn […]

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Entrepreneurship in each country

Entrepreneurship is a skill that can be learnt. It´s not necessary to be an entrepreneur since you were a child to run a successful business. An entrepreneurial mindset and skills can be developed or improved. One of the first steps in the framework of the project including in the Intellectual Output 1 is to take […]

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Motivation and Personal Competencies

Some researches conducted in the late 1960s by David McClelland, psychologist at Harvard University, are based on the assumption that everyone has an inner motivation to improve. That´s why we think that entrepreneurship can be learnt. Empretec’s unique methodology is based on that studies and if you take a look to it, there are 10 […]