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No. 1 mistake: Not listening to the objections of others
Today's Entrepreneur is Tim Gilbert who is the director of mtvan.com Ltd. According to his VEQ (Vator's entrepreneur assessment test), Tim is a thought leader and is good at team motivation and technology design.
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DeliverySupermarket.com, mtvan.com, Speed Couriers
It works for me.
Frustrating: perfect concept and execution being trashed by bad timing.
Rewarding: Consumer uptake validating your vision.
Total belief in the concept should not mean you don't listen to the objections of others.
The internet loves a good monopoly.
Always run your business as if there's a recession on.
Strive for balance in everything.
The scale and pace of change in almost everything.
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mtvan gives couriers all the tools they need to trade with each other.
They can use mtvan every day to find extra courier work, to find empty couriers, to cover your courier work, to track their courier movements with real-time GPS tracking, to take real time signatures for proof of delivery on their PDA, to let their customer book on-line, to invoice their customers, and to make new contacts in the courier industry.
It’s an easy-to-use, all-in-one courier toolkit, with 'Facebook-style' online networking tools, that helps connect couriers and courier companies to help make a more profitable operation for everyone.
mtvan works in almost all countries of the world.