Knowing yourself ensures success when building a business premium
“Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love.” Mark Cuban, billionaire and serial entrepreneur. Is there some kind of madness or obsession what drives people to start a company? Probably you would say yes, if you think about great entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, Walt Disney or Henry Ford. They were stubborn, […]
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Embodied knowledge in learning: In search of the lost cat! premium
At the Slush 2017 event in Helsinki former Formula 1 driver Mika Häkkinen gave a very impressive presentation where he explained what it meant to drive a Formula 1 racing car. He explained that it took seven years before he won his first Grand Prix, and during these years he had to fight against himself. […]
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Multiple objectives and means of entrepreneurship at Finnish universities of applied sciences premium
This article deals with the challenges and multiple objectives that entrepreneurship education (EE) in Finnish universities of applied sciences (UASs) faces today and in the near future. The challenges are based on the rapidly changing and aging society and work life, and on the business sector, which needs young entrepreneurs to compensate for those who […]
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In the future IQ is simply not enough premium
– emotional intelligence, self-regulation and resilience are equally important. Within the framework of Wihuri funded OTTO project we have during spring and autumn 2017 conducted research to find student, teacher students and teachers answers on which competences are needed in the future, and how transversal skills and competences could effectively be enhanced, recognized, acknowledged and assessed […]
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Changing perspectives on professional selling: How buyers and sellers perceive each other’s role premium
The Academy has widely recognized dramatic changes in the field of professional selling over the past decade. Sales approaches evolved from an early transactional sales process, then to need satisfaction and relationship selling models, and most recently to a more complex collaborative and value co-creating sales process (Borg & Young 2014, Haas et al. 2012; […]
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In search of the lost cat premium
The President of the Finnish Trade Union of Education Mr Olli Luukkainen (blog post 2.10.2017) is one of the many people who have expressed concerns about the Finnish school producing every year around 6000 young persons who are unable to read well enough in order to manage in their everyday life. Do these difficulties that […]
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Paving the way for youngsters entering vocational education and training premium
  Members of the Nordic network of researchers on vocational education and training (VET)* converged on the town of Falun June 7-9 for the NordYrk Conference. Mari Räkköläinen from the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (Karvi) presented in her speech the ongoing reform of VET and evaluation of the quality of education in Finland. Her message […]
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21.8.2017
Can You Only Learn in A Classroom? – Thoughts on Running The Startup School aHottis Service premium
Entrepreneurs are a very special group when it comes to studying. How do you combine studies with the huge amount of work an entrepreneur faces every day? With these thoughts in mind, Haaga-Helia StartUp School initiated the development of the aHOTTIS service in 2014. aHOTTIS concept is Haaga-Helia StartUp School’s implementation for recognition of prior […]
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1.7.2017
The Geography of Sport in Finland premium
AUTHOR: Suominen, Seppo AT: Athens Journal of Sports, June 2017. Online Access>>
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