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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

What Exactly is a Disruption?

What Exactly is a Disruption?

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Time and again, you may have heard of the term “disruption” or “disruptive”, especially when discussions about startups are in place. A startup may be running on a disruptive business... read more

Startups and Motivation: Staying the Course

Startups and Motivation: Staying the Course

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Recently, a friend of mine, Dr. Beth Halbert, mentioned something that stuck with me. She said that she used to create long lists of to-do items every day. Her lists... read more

Share a Workspace? Here are the Top 5 Tools to Help you Focus

Share a Workspace? Here are the Top 5 Tools to Help you Focus

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For startups and freelancers it makes financial sense to work in a shared space.  But for concentration, shared spaces can be a nightmare.  Just with the general chatter alone, getting... read more

4 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Startup

4 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Startup

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Let’s dispense with the obvious intro: Building a new company completely from scratch is hard. You’re going to make mistakes, and that’s okay. Mistakes are how we learn. As an... read more

7 Lesser Known Productivity Tools Startups Should Consider

7 Lesser Known Productivity Tools Startups Should Consider

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It’s a familiar story with most startups. Budgets are tight, investors’ ideas for the company’s future are poles apart from those of the founder(s), there are a million things to... read more

Startup Conferences: Are They Worth It?

Startup Conferences: Are They Worth It?

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Startups exist to fill in a business need, disrupt an otherwise stale business model or sometimes simply to validate whether an idea is viable. Thus, any exposure, connection or resource... read more

Zizooboats - In the Spotlight

Zizooboats – In the Spotlight

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Sunbeams warming your upturned face as you recline in a deck chair. The rhythm of gentle breezes softly rocking you from side to side. Distant sea bird calls lulling you... read more

Fypio - In the Startup Spotlight

Fypio – In the Startup Spotlight

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Ever attempted to find a new home to purchase and felt like you were wading into deep water without a flotation device? Tried to discover that hidden jewel of a... read more

Chui - Smart Technology Doorbell - In the Spotlight

Chui – Smart Technology Doorbell – In the Spotlight

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Ever contemplated living in the future where your face was your security password? Or thought about futuristic technology that enabled the following scenarios: -Opening your front door to an invited... read more

The Don’ts Of Starting A Business

The Don’ts Of Starting A Business

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Many people go into business and get out as fast as they went in after realizing that it is not a bed of roses. Well, owning a business is a... read more

Tech Start-Up Tips: Big-Picture Thinking with the Founder of FeedBurner

Tech Start-Up Tips: Big-Picture Thinking with the Founder of FeedBurner

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1871 in Chicago is known for being the place where digital start-ups get their start. That means hosting events with tips for burgeoning entrepreneurs, networking events, and also their monthly... read more