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Everything Which Doesn't Kill Entrepreneurs Makes Them Stronger

Vadim Kotelnikov, founder of 1000ventures - personal logo VadiK

Inventor Business e-Coach

Author Innoball

Founder Innompic Games icon



Entrepreneur is a visionary and passionate person who habitually spots and pursues opportunities, addresses challenges, and overcomes barriers to create innovative customer value and get it acquired by target beneficiaries.

  Everything Which Doesn't Kill Entrepreneurs Makes Them Stronger


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If you create something unseen before,
prepare to address challenges unmet earlier


Venturepreneurs are disruptive innopreneurs who create radically new value and customer desires.

Venturepreneurs believe in unbelievable, imagine unimaginable, and achieve impossible.




"That which does not kill us makes us stronger," said Friedrich Nietzsche.

This is especially relevant to venturepreneurs who are to navigate through the valley of death – the period of time between when a company is first established and when it has achieved a break-even point or sufficient investment.


9 Maxims of Venturing

5 Risks Faced by Startup Firms

10 Rules for a Successful Startup





Disruptive innovators have to navigate through the valley of death, but everything which doesn't kill venturepreneurs makes them stronger.




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Powerful Entrepreneurial Attitudes




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Treat venture development as a sports game you are determined to win.

Treat competitors as your coaches who inspire you to be more inventive.




Treat failures as highly valuable feedback and learning opportunities that help you correct your way towards a your stretch goal and emerge stronger.

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Vadim Kotelnikov (VadiK) inspirational speaker business trainer,

Failure is a friend of a homo thinking
and an
enemy of a homo emotional.


Be  brave and
never give up. Treat every setback as a starting point of a wiser journey towards you vision. Find the difference that makes the difference and jump in!




Find the difference that makes the difference.




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Like failure, success can be your friend or your enemy
– it all depends on your attitude.


"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose," said Bill Gates.

Celebrate successes, but – most importantly! – treat them as learning opportunities. Explore the ingredients of your success and leverage them.




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See farther by standing on "the shoulders of giants"


On the soulders of giants



“I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work.”

~ Thomas Edison




"Get rid of the crappy stuff and focus on the good stuff."

~ Steve Jobs

“If you don't sell, it's not the product that's wrong, it's you... Act tough, break down barriers... Don’t be afraid of the trial-and-error approach.”

~ Estee Lauder


Entrepreneurial Attributes

Ask Learning SWOT Questions

Turn Failures to Opportunities