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New leadership for a new world- Management 2.0

eToro

  We just recently finished our 2nd startup course at the company. It was an awesome ride. Once again another group of employees partook in a journey that allowed them  to explore how best to set up a company and take their creative ideas from 0 to 1. I better watch my back because there […]

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Gone in 60 Seconds, Startup Course- The Pitch,

eToro

You’ve got a great idea. That’s great. Well done congrats. I’m busy, but I am willing to listen, I’ll give ya 60 secs on my way out the office. Pitch it to me…in the elevator. Like we mentioned in previous blogs a great idea does not sell itself, YOU have to sell it and sell […]

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Startup Class 5 – The Mechanics of the Mafia

eToro

Startup Class 5- The Mechanics of the Mafia   Openbook. Openspace. Open views. Openness- this is the way we conduct ourselves at eToro and this week’s class was no different with our students giving their weekly insights into how they think a successful company should be structured.   Close relations harvest a successful company. As […]

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Get Married in Delaware- Startup Course Thiel’s Law and Follow the Money

eToro

Thiel’s Law and Follow the Money   This class focuses on Peter Thiel’s mantra, ‘that a startup messed up at its foundation cannot be fixed.’ To further explore this principle we had the pleasure of being joined by telecoms entrepreneur Haggai Barel. Haggai’s Orca Interactive was acquired by France Telecom that later merged with Viaccess. […]

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Growth Hacking – Why Geeks are the Salesmen of the 21st century…Startup Class – If You Build It, Will They Come?

Growth Hacking – Why Geeks are the Salesmen of the 21st century…Startup Class – If You Build It, Will They Come?

eToro

This class focused on how one builds, sells and markets their products. The class was privileged to be joined by eToro’s VP of Online Marketing, Nir Orren. The class focused on how distribution plays a pivotal role in allowing a company to maximise its value, using the methods of sales, marketing, PR and media and […]

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Last Mover Advantage – With Guy Gamzu, startup class 4

eToro

This week at our weekly startup course we went through  Startup Course 2013 Class 4, we had a unique opportunity to look  into the mind of an angel, Guy Gamzu. Guy was the lead angel investor in eToro and is on the board at eToro, he is one of the top angel investors in Israel, and has […]

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Startup and Management 2.0 – Party Like It’s 1999? Learn to Dream and Disrupt

eToro

Following  the-last-class-youll-ever-have-to-take (by Petel Thiel), I thought I’d share my experience and insights following each class in a blog post with several buzz words. We started the course at eToro after 40 employees (out of 200) asked to join. I had to split the team into Winter and Summer sessions. I made sure the group […]

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Change and Anger #mgmt2

eToro

You will always be disappointed Unfulfilled expectation creates Disappointment Disappointments leads to frustration Frustration leads to anger   Enjoy the experiment Experiment is change Change creates disappointment Enjoy it, don’t be angry

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How simply complicated the world is, I just setup a Facebook app, WordPress plugins, 301 redirects from blogger and IFTTT to publish this post

eToro

Tada ! I moved my blog from Blogger to WordPress. Wanted to do that for a while, but it took its time, mainly because I’m  busy, but also because its not so trivial. I had to move my blog from Blogger to my Son website (AdamAssia,com), then import the data into WordPress, then fix the […]

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I am indirect communication challenged, I simply don’t get what people don’t say, why should I? say it damn it!

eToro

I am a direct person. I always knew I was very direct, for some it might seem rude or blunt sometimes, but I simply say what’s on my mind.What I learned during the last year is I simply do not understand indirect communication, I really need people to tell me what they want, and when […]

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