“My articles for Hurriyet Daily News”

Overcoming The Fear of Failure

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News Welcome to this week’s installment of the “Neophyte Entrepreneur” series, where we deal with the fears and obstacles that hold corporate professionals back from their entrepreneurial dreams.  Today we discuss the fear of failure, and how to keep it under control so it doesn’t stop your dream in its […]

Separating From Your Corporate ID

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News Welcome to this week’s installment of the “Neophyte Entrepreneur” series, where we deal with the fears and obstacles that hold corporate professionals back from their entrepreneurial dreams.  Today we discuss the fear of foregoing your corporate identity, and how to keep it from stopping your dream in its tracks. […]

The Fears That Grip Us: A Series

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News In corporate life, we know that at the end of the month, we’ll get a paycheck.  Sales might be up, or they might be down, but we know the paycheck is on its way.  Bills will get paid, vacations will get taken.  There’s a nice security and predictability to […]

Even Picasso Had To Work For It

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News The world’s most brilliant, talented people see patterns others don’t.  When Picasso saw a face, for example, he didn’t see an oval, he saw a triangle, and when he painted what he saw, people were shocked.  Usually people like this can’t explain to us how they see things the […]

Sürekli Gelişim İçin Bir Öneri

Fatmanur Erdogan, yenibiris.com Eskiden lise mezuniyeti iş kapılarını açardı. Günümüzde lisans dereceniz olmadan iş kapıları açılmıyor. Yakın bir gelecekte, yüksek lisans minimum bariyer haline gelecek, bunu da herhalde doktora dereceleri izler bu gidişle… Türkiye’de sürekli eğitim son 7-8 yılda popülerlik kazandı. Bunun en önemli sebeplerinden biri artık tek bir konu hakkında aldığımız eğitim ile işimizde […]

Make Room For Entrepreneurs

By Fatmanur Erdogan, Hürriyet Daily News When we start our careers in the corporate world, we are trained to be specialists.  We become defined as marketing people, or operations people, or finance people.  As we advance in our careers, we become managers, and we are expected to become more generalist, to see the “bigger picture”. […]