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The Billion Dollar Company

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Gurbaksh Chahal | Swinging for the Fences: The Billion-Dollar Company

If you want to start a billion dollar company, there are three things you should know: The odds aren’t good At the moment, there were only 39 companies in the United States that are worth over $1 billion that started within the last 10 years. But, about 50,000 new companies get funded every year, so […]

Posted November 27, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Gurbaksh Chahal CEO

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Gurbaksh Chahal | I’m a CEO With A Paycheck of $0–And You Should Join Me

We’re all aware how A-list actors such as George Clooney and Brad Pitt usually make about $20 million up front and then 10% of the back-end to appear in a new motion picture. But if a performer really believes in their ability to bring people into theaters, the smart ones take far less, sometimes even zero dollars for a […]

Posted November 13, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Success is the Best Revenge

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Gurbaksh Chahal | Success is the Best Revenge

People want others to fail because that is human nature.  People will not gloat about success.  They will gloat about failure.  It’s just the fact of life. In the first stage of my company I had no money.  I had no education.  I had every reason to need to succeed, so I succeeded and I […]

Posted July 14, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Success is a Healthy Addiction

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Gurbaksh Chahal | Success is a Healthy Addiction

There are good addictions and there are bad addictions.  Good entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs, become addicted to success where they want to challenge themselves from one step to the next step. A lot of the times people are only motivated by money and sometimes they have one hit and that’s it or sometimes they basically have […]

Posted July 13, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Learn Life Lessons from Gurbaksh Chahal's Life

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Gurbaksh Chahal | Lessons from a High School Dropout

At the age of 16 I dropped out to start my first company and I think the advantage that ended up happening at that time is when you’re young you really don’t have the concept of failure.  You don’t really have the concept of fear. That’s why even when you’re younger than that you can […]

Posted July 11, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Factors to be Considered for a Trading Desk

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Gurbaksh Chahal | Time For A Trading Desk? Consider These Factors

Marketers are accustomed to investing quite a lot of capital to build their core audiences. Until now, that’s mostly meant collecting mounds of data from multiple sources such as agencies, in-house metrics, marketing analytics companies and the social web, analyzing this data for trends and relevant insights before extracting the actionable information and deciding where […]

Posted June 7, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Why Perfectionists Won’t Finish First

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Gurbaksh Chahal | Why Perfectionists Won’t Finish First

I meet a lot of entrepreneurs that actually fall on the side of being perfectionists and perfectionists are those people that need everything to be tightened up, need everything to be coded correctly and need everything to look a certain way before they press the on button. In my opinion those entrepreneurs never succeed because […]

Posted May 30, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Advantage of Being Young and Fearless

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Gurbaksh Chahal | The Advantage of Being Young and Fearless

At the age of 16 I dropped out of school to start my first company and I think the advantage that ended up happening at that time is when you’re young you really don’t have the concept of failure. You don’t really have the concept of fear. That’s why even when you’re younger than that you […]

Posted May 28, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

The Golden Ticket of Social

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Gurbaksh Chahal | ‘Now’ Moments – The Golden Ticket of Social

With the proliferation of real-time social technologies, marketing has quickly moved away from traditional display ad channels towards how brands can better harness “now” moments. The highly-anticipated release of Twitter’s ad API will accelerate this trend as brands learn to automate their Twitter campaigns and compare the results with what they are currently doing in […]

Posted March 27, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal

Tips for hiring By Gurbaksh Chahal

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Gurbaksh Chahal | How to Create Jobs and Hire an A List Team

Although startups and tech companies are widely known to be job creators, they can also be volatile due to the competitive industry in which they exist. Despite their innovative and often game-changing approach, startups function in a high-risk environment with the chance of being squeezed out at any moment. However, with that risk comes endless […]

Posted February 6, 2013, BY Gurbaksh Chahal