By Marten Mickos | May 12, 2012
Here is a summary of my tweets about leadership and entrepreneurship from the previous months.
Keep your own scorecard. @CharlotteBeers on self-assessment, leadership, recruiting http://nyti.ms/H5efKb - brilliant Q+A from start to end
Should attractive women not include a photo with a job application? http://econ.st/GzyEGE
Influence broker Empire Avenue explained http://nokia.ly/GXs1wj
Former Zong CEO @DavidMarcus named president of PayPal http://tcrn.ch/HkKRk6 via @jeff
Why startups fail and why they succeed http://bit.ly/q8Rf0A - must read from Sep 2011
5 vital entrepreneurship lessons http://bit.ly/GHXuAW - genius not enough, solve real probls, don't stop moving, money a tool, team
12 masters of innovation by HBR http://bit.ly/GRpUOp - Blank, Christensen, Drucker, ...
World's best CEOs http://on.barrons.com/GPT5NR - Marc Benioff, Jeff Bezos, Ma Huateng (Tencent), Paul Otellini, Joe Tucci, ...
Portrait of an extraordinary entrepreneur - Factual’s Gil Elbaz @gilelbaz http://nyti.ms/GWVomw
Thanks & goodbye, Google! says @davegirouard as the starts http:/www.upstart.com which lets you raise capital. - All the best, Dave!
Ode to Russian startup accelerator Skolkovo, a nexus for Europe's largest internet population - http://bit.ly/xXt9QO
ABBA, IKEA, Stieg Larsen, Angry Birds - Nordic brands w global reach, Forbes notes humoristically http://onforb.es/y19mlz
Countries where women have the most economic opportunities http://econ.st/zcs2ml - S, N, FI, BE, AUS, ...
RT @aaltoes: Check out our first blog posting from the strip to the Silicon Valley, Stanford & SXSW: http://bit.ly/wbtmKq
Important: How to manage a distributed development team http://bit.ly/xVhiRa
What a startup incubator looks like when students and entrepreneurs get to design it http://t.co/wTxMSjt9
RT @MikeBloomberg: More than 40% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by an immigrant or child of an immigrant: http://bit.ly/yRV0Ei
Advancement of women in business by the European Round Table of Industrialists http://www.ert.eu/women/ - excellent initiative!
RT @slangille: Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch http://awe.sm/5gv39 via @RomanStanek
Remarkable employees think on their feet and ignore job descriptions http://bit.ly/wdYoEx
Yandex, Mail.ru, Utkonos - list of Russia's top internet firms by revenue http://arctic.st/1G3rSw
Why your next board member should be a woman - by Aileen Lee http://t.co/nGiRM3J5
RT @samiinkinen I'm proud of @trulia team: post-lunch pushups is now routine! Helps thinking, fights mind fatigue..better than caffeine http://yfrog.com/kh6uxqnij
Great list of 12 useful leadership practices http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222841
RT @ZUrlocker: CIO: Managing a Distributed Dev Team w/ideas from Akiban, Atlassian, Eucalyptus, MySQL, Zendesk http://shar.es/g1G2t
Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook portrayed in great NYT article http://nyti.ms/z8Kzoj
Great profile of @gilelbaz in the LA Times http://lat.ms/znTfyW
RT @yarapavan Engineers far more likely than MBAs to build and run companies http://j.mp/ynmC8g
Rockstart - new European startup accelerator http://rockstart.com/accelerator/
I want to be a successful VC without being a jerk, says the great @davidhornik http://bit.ly/ysSrpu
Great leaders opt for the hard answer to organizational issues, to avoid Management Debt http://t.co/QdwIRTZU
Highly inspirational talk by Marco Börries about leadership and entrepreneurship (24min) http://vimeo.com/34483299
RT @yarapavan "Getting up early" seems to be the common trait for almost all successful business leaders. Proof: http://j.mp/wFabdT
Excellent European entrepreneurial speaker lineup at Stanford in Q1 http://www.europeanentrepreneursatstanford.com
Female startup CEOs deliver higher revenues using less capital http://onforb.es/wNQYVW
Entrepreneurship: 50 is the new 30 http://huff.to/yb9Qg3 - highest rate of entrepreneurial activity in the 55-64 age group. via @benberg
RT @teisenmann: My compilation of 2011's best posts about startup management http://t.co/HO5ZQS4D
5 new management team metrics http://t.co/Y5RDFcmB - highly relevant
Blog on useful silence, serendipity, trust and collaboration by @raesmaa http://t.co/csQl22pJ
How Rovio of Angry Birds fame makes money http://t.co/EOJSy8PI
What is the DNA of Women-Led Startups? http://t.co/aEyAI9tL
RT @martinamickos: How Tetris became the world's favourite computer game http://t.co/y36hkVFA
Welcome to Silicon Valley, Aalto University interns http://bit.ly/vKRTLG
Berlin as a European startup hub - great analysis by Om Malik http://t.co/b0fdEfK6
Startup Sauna - very cool 1min video http://bit.ly/uWxBDN
Entrepreneurs rely on effectual reasoning, corporate execs on causal reasoning http://t.co/RuhrOMd9
Focus on building 10x teams, not on hiring 10x developers . It's the Economics of Superstars http://bit.ly/uTQSEA via @vkhosla
Aalto Venture Garage & Startup Sauna in a one minute video http://vimeo.com/23629120
Being a CEO - must watch video by Bing Gordon @bingfish of Kleiner Perkins http://kiss.ly/tyEaZR via @hnshah
Startup Sauna invigorates entrepreneurs in Helsinki (Wired UK) http://t.co/7Yn5mM6Q
Marc Benioff has a $10 billion vision for Salesforce. “It consists of customer success.” http://nyti.ms/tkSqZr
Women entrepreneurs: miraculous http://bit.ly/urF7ZK (but they are just 6% of founders of VC-backed startups in California)
Only 4.4% of 5 top paid execs in Silicon Valley's big software companies are women http://nyti.ms/v4eZ14 via @edyson
True motivation stems from Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose, according to Daniel Pink.
Treating the dysfunctional CEO http://onforb.es/uBF9e9 via @bupbin - important for a leader to hear about blind spots