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Are Entrepreneurs More Prone To Depression And Divorce?

Feld Thoughts

And many of the things that Amy and I do right in our relationship are lessons that we learned when reflecting on why my first marriage, and marriages of friends of ours – many of which are entrepreneurial couples – have failed. But I don’t really have empirical data to support this assertion either. Related articles.

Don't Write Off Relational Databases For Big Data Just Yet

readwrite.com

Sections. Social. Mobile. Enterprise. Cloud. Small Biz. About. Contact. Advertise. Privacy. Search. Follow us. Share. Share… on Facebook. Cloud.

Funny Dilbert: I Can Fail at Any Speed You Like

VC Cafe

The daily Dilbert caricature this morning put a smile on my face this morning (image below). dilbert Dilbert fail fast Lean startup

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10 Little Things Entrepreneurs Do to Sabotage Success

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Many entrepreneurs are guilty of obliviously sabotaging their success by falling victim to certain behaviors and thought-patterns. Lack of Diligence.

7 Failures of Corporate Executives as Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

In reality, very few executives or professional stars from large corporations survive in the early-stage startup environment. Never cover your a$$.

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5 Simple Tips On Working At A Startup

Up and Running

But here are some of my five favorites (with their original numbers from Dharmesh’ post): 1. Life is short. 6. Learn to balance risk.

Is Marketing Truly Necessary?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A marketing group is only useful if it's measurably increasing revenue or reducing sales costs. However, reality hasn't worked out that way.

Lack of social networking may hinder investment in your company

Taffy Williams

Originally, I would have thought this title was insane. How can such a statement be true? Remember this is hypothetical!

Make Social Media Efforts Worth It

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Too many companies waste their time on social media. Ten objectives you should consider before you Tweet or post an update. Provide education/how-to.

Five Things You Can Do In The Office Today

YoungUpstarts

Even the plants in the corner office are finally thriving. If you’re a business owner, you should know better than to rest on your laurels.

How to Break Bad Sales Habits

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The new year is the perfect opportunity to get rid of bad habits, especially when those bad habits are hurting your sales. Immediately I was hungry.

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Does DC Know Startups?

Seeing Both Sides

The short answer is no, but perhaps there’s hope. The caucus is a bi-partisan group, created by Rep. have to admit my expectations were pretty low. 

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9 Sentences That Could Ruin Your Career

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

More people shoot themselves in the foot, get fired, or destroy promising careers by saying, emailing, texting, or posting things they shouldn't.

12 Month Total Online Presence Action Plan

Duct Tape Marketing

Last week I wrote a post that addressed the overwhelming amount of things you need to focus on in order to build a Total Online Presence. Just WOW!!

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What Happens When You're Too Productive

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There is such a thing as too much productivity and efficiency, say neuroscientists, at least when it crowds all play out of your day.

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Sell More By Being Human and Building Relationships

ConversionXL

Your customers are real people. They have friends, family, colleagues and yes – even feelings. How can acknowledging this help you sell more?

Worn-out Employees: 5 Ways to Crank Up the Energy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Maintaining employee motivation when expectations are high is extremely challenging. Here are five ways to generate renewed energy in your workplace.

How to Wow Your Manager

OnlyOnce

How to Wow Your Manager. Last week, I talked about how to Wow your employees.  Now I am going to discuss the converse of that – How to Wow your Manager.  Why Wow your manager?  Even if you are senior leader in an organization, the Wow factor is still important. What impact does a Wow have?  It sends the signal that you are on top of things. 

One Practical Way to Upgrade Company Culture

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

For one day out of every month, don't focus on planning or executing anything. Focus on this instead. But where do you begin? Here's a simple idea.

Top 100 Startups in Finland

ArcticStartup

Having a flourishing startup ecosystem is great, but what is even cooler is to be able to see who are the most active participants. Tuxera. Jolla.

It's Not Me, It's You: 5 Ways To Avoid Another Horrible Boss

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A bad boss can drive you to the brink. How to make sure you never have one again. Try these five tips to keep you from the clutches of a bad boss. 1.

How to get over 100 developers in a room, when you're not a developer

This is going to be BIG.

Next week, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures is running Devstackup. It's a monthly event where developers can hear from the tecnnical leads of startups using the same technology that they use--all in a fast paced format. Seven or so startups go up, talk about what they do, their team, the stack they use and the challenges they face. What's going on here?

John Mackey: Learn to See the Big Picture

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The founder of Whole Foods says the kind of intelligence that's helped him most in business is systems intelligence. Here's why. He spoke with Inc.

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Sweden To Charge TV Tax For Anyone With A Computer or Tablet

ArcticStartup

Unfortunately this also means that anyone with a computer or tablet will now have to start paying television license fees. Thelocal.se

Want a Successful Business? Take Your Heart Out of It

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A business must be impersonal to the one who builds it, and entirely personal to the one who buys into it. There are many kinds of dreams.

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Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Let Them Sniff, Customers Will Buy More

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Are profits and productivity hiding right under your nose? Here's how to take advantage of scent marketing. and sound (background music, noise, etc.)

Having Open Office Hours is the Best Way to Help People

Kevin Dewalt

Summary : Inspired by my friend Joel Gascoigne of Buffer, I recently created Open Office hours to give free advice to any entrepreneur in the world.

Warby Parker of Shoes? Meet Beckett Simonon

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Two guys from Colombia are hacking the traditional retail supply chain and selling fashionable shoes--straight from the factory--for $79. Will it work?

Move Your Startup to Austin for Free at SXSW

Austin Startup

Startup 101 Capital Factory SXSW

Yahoo Is Trying to Lure Back Former Employees: Should You?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sometimes employees who leave or take a break return more qualified than before. In Yahoo's case, it smacks of desperation. Every company wants talent.

The Soul of a Project #32: Humility, Courage and Discipline

Active Garage

“What do I do when overwhelmed and projects pull me in several directions?” That is a common question. This doesn’t mean the outcome can’t be achieved.

When Leaders Flame Out

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There's only one right way to ask for a second chance. The scandalous downfall of a public figure is nothing new. And that’s just in the U.S.

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Scalable Startup

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