For a business rule applies: practice makes perfect. By making mistakes, and next time do things differently can help a company to flourish. In the section 'Lessons learned' to share the entrepreneurs on how they, themselves, due to the damage and shame to the wise, have become. This week: the entrepreneur Merien ten Houten attention better from now on, his administration is outsourced.
the company: Merien ten Houten-Established companies such as: NU.nl Etc, Media, Innovation, Role, and Amber's Lesson learned: don't Be chaotic, keep you well < / p> Merien ten Houten for more than twenty-five years in the field of entrepreneurship. He is a true serial entrepreneur. After the creation of the search engine, Like he came up with the idea for the NU.nl. Many other companies have followed suit, such as the nieuwsplatform Innovation has a Role, and the deelautobedrijf the tests.
in Addition to the fun side of the business, has At the Wood, even the less nice sides of it. Especially in the early stages of his career, he went out a few times too. In this interview, is there a significant 'lessons learned' are presented: "do you Have a business, starting from the beginning again. Otherwise, you'll stumble to a halt."
"at the very beginning, when I Like an artist came to me and my peers fresh out of college or university. I have very little experience with it and was very naive. This is, of course, are also in a great location. Then, if you feel you can, at least, is still a great deal. But I have also made a lot of mistakes."
“We have had to our administration, a small desk, but we were just not paying attention, and when they did, it's wrong.”What do you have at Wood, an entrepreneur
"One of the things that I really don't feel like it was the administration. And if you are a company setting up to have things neatly maintained. First, we did the same, and that itself is a mistake. When we left our administration, a small desk will do. We had a moment of not paying attention, and when they did, it's wrong. So, we went to a couple of times, well, the fog is gone."
There are just so many ways to take action. Some of them are nice, some are a little more fun. If you an't have everything in order and then you stumble to a halt. So, I have a lot of them struggle."
"I'm sure, however, fines and penalties for the late payment of bills. Sometimes we were given by the accountant or a furrowed brow to be seen."
"When it comes to money, however. There, you just have to really pay attention to. I think that the education system still is not being used. Things such as vat payable, you will discover only if you're an entrepreneur or self-employed person. At the university or college of higher education, you'll learn there's nothing left."
"as for Me and my colleagues have had good luck. Because it is in the same building as us, was with Arthur Andersen. This is one of the largest public accounting firms in the world. We asked them to help us out. In essence, we are there for our clients."
"yes, Yes, I know that I am the administration still did not like it. So, for me, it's a very good idea to get people to find out that there is good in it. Anyway, it was my solution to everything is to work together with other people who are better than me. This is the only way forward."
"not at all. I wouldn't have a boss to to work. If there is someone in Amber's car around to see the car, and there is a person behind the wheel, I don't know, I think it's still a lot of fun."