The AirBnB story: Brian Chesky’s lessons for business startups

Every now and again you trip over something on YouTube that makes your day, your month, or maybe even your year. This talk is up there. In this video Brian Chesky, the co-founder of AirBnB, is interviewed by Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of Linkedin, at Stanford University. Chesky describes the humble beginnings of AirBnB and what he learnt as an entrepreneur along the way. I found what he had to say beguiling, insightful and inspirational. If you're starting a new business or you have an idea for a business, you really need to see this. And, just in case you've been living on...

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Phil Stubbs

The journey that led me to start Media School

Every good business has a story. The essence of how they came to do what they're doing. The reason why they're doing it. If you can articulate that for your business it'll give you the seeds of some authentic content to engage with your audience on the internet and the motivation to keep at it. This post is the story of how I started training people to use new media. And why I love to help them use social media to pursue their own goals and dreams.   My business and advertising foundations I originally studied Business at Queensland University, graduated and realised pretty quickly...

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