Monthly Archives: December 2015

Schrödinger’s Startup

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You run into your friendly neighborhood startup founder. It’s been six months since the last time you saw her. “How are things?” “Great, couldn’t be better! Yourself?” “Pretty darn good. Can’t complain.” There’s been a lot of commotion about the “inauthenticity” of conversations like this. That they give misleading perspectives to enthusiastic, aspiring startupers. I… Read more

4 Key Traits That Define a Good Employee or Business Partner

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We’ve all heard it before: “Business is easy, people make it difficult”. Every time I’ve lost money or had a deal go South as an entrepreneur, it was never due to a miscalculation of the numbers or market fluctuations. It was always someone compromising their integrity and overstepping one of the boundaries below. To give… Read more

5 Books Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Read

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If you have the “entrepreneur itch” and want to build something great with your life, then chances are you are well acclimated to the phrase “read everything.”  As an entrepreneur, your skill set is not “specialized,” that is, your value is extracted from the culmination of a wide range of talents.  Where you need specialization,… Read more

20 Stephen Curry Quotes That Are Motivational & Inspiring

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He’s being compared to Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan and LeBron James. He’s known for being automatic on the court and  a relentless perfectionist when it comes to practicing his craft. He’s the 2015 NBA Most Valuable Player and has two NBA All-Star games under his belt. His name is Stephen Curry and here are some of the… Read more

How To Get Over Writers Block (10 Quick Cures)

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I’m going to be share some practical writing tips with you. Things I know you get stuck on from time to time. We all do. Even the greatest writers in the world have dry spells so if you get it don’t freak out!! Trust me, there’s nothing more terrifying than a big story breaking and… Read more

9 Surprising Things I Learned When I Met a Client in Person

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I have one of those mainly-just-me-and-my-computer careers. (My 2nd career, acting, is another story–and another article.) On an average month my work demands that I engage with people in person four hours or less. I, like many people these days, have clients that I’ve never met in person. Recently I got the chance to meet… Read more

How To Stop Caring So Much About What Others Think

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  If you’re trying to do something different – people will judge you. If you’re doing something in the public eye – people will criticize you. The best way to never be critiqued or judged is to sit back and do whatever is expected of you. Whether you’re an artist, entrepreneur or maker – the… Read more

Are You Falling Victim to Fake Hustle?

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Many fall victim to fake hustle. What is “fake hustle”? Fake hustle is when one appears to be working on a project or business but no progress is actually ever really made. I believe fake hustle stems from the fact that in this day and age, entrepreneurship or hustling has become very sexy. It seems like… Read more

6 Ways To Always Follow Through With Your Goals

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There is a reason so few people succeed—not just in becoming some huge worldwide superstar or billionaire tech entrepreneur. It’s astounding how many people actually struggle to achieve even the simplest of goals: waking up on the first alarm, reading a book a month, or even maintaining a steady sleep or gym schedule.  People have no… Read more