Fri.Dec 14, 2012

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10 Entrepreneur Qualities That Tag You as Fabulous

Startup Professionals Musings

To be successful as an entrepreneur, you don’t have to be a fabulous person, but it helps. Be delightfully authentic and honest. Able to just “get it.”

Developing a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Steve Blank

In 2012, in partnership with Stanford University , U.C. Berkeley and NCIIA , Jerry Engel and I first offered the Lean LaunchPad Educators Class.

2013 Outlook: 7 Bold Prediction From the World's Top VCs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Venture capitalists at SoftRock, CrossLink Capital, NEA, Bain, and DCM give Inc. their predictions for the coming year. Here's what you need to know.

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How to Remain King of the World amidst Titanic Disruptions

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Recording Industry Association of America. People were quick to draw parallel comparisons for video: Music. Video. A la carte. iTunes. Video on Demand.

5 Reasons Leadership Falls Flat

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Although these errors are surprisingly common, they're easily overcome. Here's how. Trying to lead before establishing credibility. Good luck! 2.

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Move Your Client Conversation Forward: 3 Tips

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The key to cross-selling is understanding the client's needs. They may use us in one area (e.g. Business/Commercial) but not others (e.g. How's life?

How to Succeed by Becoming an Expert at Trying

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

The Rise of Science. The Greek philosopher Aristotle was obsessed by the idea of amassing all the knowledge that existed in the world. The Method.

Biggest Tech Trends of 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

After a year's worth of hardware and software news, these six developments are the ones to remember. Here are my top picks. 1. Analytics is everything.

Student Engineers: Apply to work at 170+ startups with one Common Application

Redeye VC

But we realize that not everyone wants to start a company; many students, instead,  would love to join.

3 Rules for Better Talent Scouting

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The co-founder and CEO of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin, believes every single employee plays a role in the hiring process. Here's how he does it.

Shanghai-Based Mailman Group Launches Startup Fund

YoungUpstarts

It aims to invest in up to three new ventures by the end of 2013 and is currently open to applications.

How the Founder of Drupal Hires Engineers

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Dries Buytaert, the founder of Drupal, says one interview question is more important than any other

Twitter Link Roundup #158 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. Be yourself.

Top 40 Innovation Blogger? (Top 10!)

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Please forgive the somewhat naval gazing aspect of this post. admit, I wish to be on the list. and not just a theorist?

3 Ways the Holidays Put Your Company at Risk

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Between the shopping madness, boozy eggnog, and harried traveling, this season presents plenty of threats to your business. The problem?

Nyan Cat and Sphero

Feld Thoughts

So – I’ve apparently been hiding under a rock and had no idea about the Nyan Cat phenomenon. Insane. Ok – whatever. Related articles.

5 Predictions for the Future of Tech: Andreessen

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

VC Marc Andreessen spoke this week about what he thinks the future of tech and innovation looks like. The public market hates tech companies.

Write For Yourself, Not Others

Constantly Learning

During CUSEC 08 , Jeff Atwood gave a presentation about writing being more importat than programing. You can't see the slides in the video , but towards the end an interesting point is made. The hidden gem occurs at 31:50, a member of the audience asks, How can he become an A-list blogger. Jeff explains like Nutrisystem, results may vary. Right?

What does it feel like to be the CEO of a start-up? 3 FULL TIME JOBS.

Scalable Startup

Being the CEO of a startup is crazy, fun, very hard work, inclusive, humbling and of course can be quite rewarding. Weekends are meaningless. There is a continuous decision stream where each decision informs the next. Your mind is thinking 24 hours a day, even when you sleep. Selling – The CEO of a startup must ABS, always be selling.

Friday Wrap Up

ArcticStartup

Thanks to everyone who came to last night's ArcticStartup / TNW meetup! Leading off the article are the only two pictures Dmitri says are fit to print.

We Are Austin Tech: Gary Hoover

Austin Startup

Today on WAAT we spoke with Gary Hoover. Gary believes that the most succesful businesses are those that are customer centric. Startup 101

A Late Story On Applifier's €3 Million Series B Funding

ArcticStartup

This is old news now, but I'm sure some people haven't about Applifier's Series B funding so we'll put a few words down.

The Paradox of Post-Grant Patent Review

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A mysterious little tweak of the language of a patent-reform bill renders it nearly useless. What the heck happened? After Inc.

Travel 2013 – There Is Only One Of Me

Feld Thoughts

At some point in the future, the machines will take over. At that time the machines can create Feldborgs if they so desire; until then there is only one of me. After a day like today it’s hard to accept that I can’t go to every city on the planet and talk about Startup Communities. Travel 2013 startup revolution travel

Get More Out of Windows 8 or RT: 4 Tips

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Ease a transition to a Windows 8 or Windows RT device with a little advance preparation. Windows 8 or RT? Each has its advantages.

All Introductions are Not Created Equal

A Crowded Space

Everyone knows that the best way to approach VCs is through an introduction. There is also other VCs and angel investors. Incentive.

Eye Roll: Fab Announces More "Pivots"

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Jason Goldberg ought to match storytelling about Fab.com, the design site he co-founded, to the site's popularity. They saw immediate success. million.

The Periodic Table of Metal For your edification, here is a.

Mark Birch

The Periodic Table of Metal. For your edification, here is a chart to help you navigate the wonderful and infinitely fascinating world of metal.

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My disappointing Android upgrade

The Equity Kicker

Unfortunately when it did go on sale the Nexus 4 sold out in half an hour and I wasn’t able to get one. Mobile

My morning Hong Kong tea and toast

Mark Birch

My morning Hong Kong tea and toast. food tea toast Hong Kong breakfast

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Anil Dash: The Web Has Lost Its Values

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The rise of massive social networks and flashy mobile apps have created new wealth but a lost sense of respect for the web. ” 2. ” 3.

How was your productivity today? Here’s hoping your.

Mark Birch

How was your productivity today? Here’s hoping your “to do” list is somewhat more enjoyable and rewarding today!

HR Ideas for Business : 6-10 : Induction, Probation, Hiring, Grievance, Expectations

VentureWoods

Here are the next 5 Ideas for better Business performance in building Human Synergies. In this posting you would find basic information about Induction, Probation, Grievance Redressal, High Requirement Hiring and Setting Expectation of Performance. These are very day-to-day issues and needs to be addressed on the go.

"With all the carnage from gun violence in our country, it’s still almost impossible to believe that."

Mark Birch

“With all the carnage from gun violence in our country, it’s still almost impossible to believe that a mass shooting in a kindergarten class could happen. It has come to that. Not even kindergarteners learning their A,B,Cs are safe. We heard after Columbine that it was too soon to talk about gun laws. We heard it after Virginia Tech.