My Tweets of the Winter 2011-2012: Leadership and Entrepreneurship

By Marten Mickos | May 12, 2012

Here is a summary of my tweets about leadership and entrepreneurship from the previous months.

This is my previous tweet summary for Fall 2011. And, of course, feel free to follow my tweets in real time at http://twitter.com/#!/martenmickos


April

Keep your own scorecard. @CharlotteBeers on self-assessment, leadership, recruiting http://nyti.ms/H5efKb - brilliant Q+A from start to end

March

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

February

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

Excellent guide to interns at fast-growing startup companies http://bit.ly/uY9b9Y by http://startuplife.in

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

January

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

December

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

Mårten Mickos

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