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how to interview at a startup

How to Interview at a Startup

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I know there are posts out there about tips for startup interviews, but a lot of them are written by reporters.  And though extremely well written, I thought I’d write... read more

Stop Being Grateful For A Job, Start Being Happy with A Startup

Stop Being Grateful For A Job, Start Being Happy with A Startup

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We are constantly told to be grateful. We are encouraged to count our blessings and keep ‘gratitude diaries’ where we write down all the positive elements in our lives. If... read more

3 Incentives To Starting A Business

3 Incentives To Starting A Business

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The economy stinks. This is an unfortunate reality that many of us have had to face. With the consistent loss of jobs, lay-offs, pay cuts and other financial issues, many... read more

The 5-Step Startup Naming Guide

The 5-Step Startup Naming Guide

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It has been said “words have meaning but names have power.” When it comes to finding a name for your company, this is sage advice to keep in mind. A... read more

Building a Startup Empire

Building a Startup Empire

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Rome wasn’t built in a day either…” I first saw this unapologetic declaration on a billboard sign on the Pennsylvania Turnpike: a highway that was perennially under construction. And it always... read more

What Are the Biggest Fears of Launching a Startup?

What Are the Biggest Fears of Launching a Startup?

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Launching a new company is scary.  Even for the funded, confident, and experienced person, going forward with a completely new idea can scare even the toughest of the tough.  For... read more

The Country’s Best-Kept Secret for Startup Seed Funding

The Country’s Best-Kept Secret for Startup Seed Funding

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When it comes to raising capital for a tech startup, savvy entrepreneurs know how important it is to hustle. From trying to attract the attention of VCs to appearing on... read more

4 Things Every Startup Needs to Know About Partnering With a Big Brand

4 Things Every Startup Needs to Know About Partnering With a Big Brand

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As a small company, it’s important to gain a competitive edge that can catapult you to the next level. You’re not just fighting for market share; you’re fighting for relevance.... read more

“Lead” Your Business to the Next level

“Lead” Your Business to the Next level

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As a business professional you probably have a collection of old business cards sitting on your desk that you will get to “sometime”. You also have an active LinkedIn profile... read more

You Might Be A Wantrepreneur If

You Might Be A Wantrepreneur If

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You might be a wantrepreneur if you are gonna start a business. Someday. Procrastination is another word for wantrepreneur. If you can do it today, don’t delay it until tomorrow... read more

Startups: Why Being Vulnerable Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

Startups: Why Being Vulnerable Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

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Being an entrepreneur, you’ve probably heard that you should be tougher, leaner, and quicker at decision-making. And while all of these traits are important, you might have never heard that... read more

How to Recover from Initial Startup Failure

How to Recover from Initial Startup Failure

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Failure is always an option when building a startup business. It’s the risk every entrepreneur faces. When investors bet on fledgling companies, most of them know the risk is high.... read more

Using Disruptive Innovation to Impact your Career Path

Using Disruptive Innovation to Impact your Career Path

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By now you have probably heard of Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen’s seminal book “The Innovators Dilemma” and perhaps may have read it a few times since its release in 1997.... read more

Startups: 10 Ways To Demotivate Employees

Startups: 10 Ways To Demotivate Employees

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If you work at a startup, you might have heard of a few ways to motivate your employees. But I’ll bet you don’t know that many ways to demotivate them!... read more

One Year Later: Building a Start-Up

One Year Later: Building a Start-Up

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In June of last year my longtime friend and I decided to start our own business. We’d both worked for small digital agencies that had shown promise when we started... read more