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Concentrate Mostly On One Company

Feld Thoughts

This first appeared in the Wall Street Journal’s Accelerator series. A few our entrepreneurial heroes work on more that one company at a time. Steve Jobs (Pixar, Apple), Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX), Jack Dorsey (Twitter, Square), and Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn, Greylock). It’s takes an extraordinary talented entrepreneur to be able to do this.

I’m Back. Why I Love January

Both Sides of the Table

It’s January. Happy New Year! My last post was December 17 – nearly a month ago. That’s how you learn.”). ”). Never.

Nurture 5 Top Entrepreneur Success Characteristics

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup wants to be a predictable success, yet so few ever achieve this enviable position. Goal setting. Alignment. Accountability. Ownership.

Build Entrepreneur Credentials Early and Wisely


Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard via Many believe that entrepreneurs are born, not made. Why not try to follow in his footsteps? Just do it.

Interview with Sammy Davis of Sammy Davis Vintage

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Could you tell us a little bit about your own history and background? How did you get started in your current business venture Sammy Davis Vintage?

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Innovative Business Uses of Technology

You Are Not Alone, Again

Last year I wrote this post about dealing with the isolation of being a founde r of a startup. Aaron Swartz's suicide hit me hard in a lot of ways. I didn't know him and won't guess why he killed himself. I don't know his situation, and when more of his friends and family let us know what they think, we still won't really know why. It's not therapy.

Our Hopes & Dreams

Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

Everyday brings with it a new set of possibilities and a chance for us to work towards the dreams that are precious to us. Yet, many of us will compromise and push those dreams aside for another day, perhaps a better time. Few feelings compare to the pain of unfulfilled dreams and hope. Inspiration choices dreams life


Small business Congress-watch: Two Reasons to Call Your Representative!

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On occasion we take a look at recent legislation coming out of our Federal government in Washington. While the news is often discouraging and the activities of our politicians typically frustrating, there are those times when truly great ideas are put forth and, every so often, these idea become actual laws. Hard to believe, but it is true. Freelancers 2013


Here is an article I did in February 2012 that is still pertinent today, in fact maybe even more.

Quick Ways to Turn a Rookie into a Pro

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Vanessa Nornberg, owner of Metal Mafia, talks about how she trains her sales staff immediately after they take the job

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For god and country, Geronimo

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It is one of the most poignant quotes ever in the heat of the moment, and to me ranks with Neil Armstrong’s “One small step…” among others.


How to Raise Funding From Venture Capitalists

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Venture capitalists (VCs), unlike angel investors, are professional investors that invest other people's money. Finding high growth companies 2.

Seth Godin's The Dip

Constantly Learning

I noticed Permission Marketing on Gino's Shelf. Gino owns all Seth's books and thinks Purple Cow and The Dip are his best. The Cliff has no dip.

Why tech commercials need domestic content disclosure

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You know how autos have a sticker which show what percentage of the car is actually made in the US. I would like to see how much Verizon technology is actually used in this firefighter app. The Golden-i headset is. Industry Commentary

"A record-breaking 1.76 billion iOS and Android apps were downloaded the week of December 25th-31st."

Mark Birch

“A record-breaking 1.76 billion iOS and Android apps were downloaded the week of December 25th-31st alone, according to Flurry Analytics, with an estimated 89 percent of the 45.6 mobile tech apps Android iOS freemium

The downside of the internet

Start Up Blog

I was recently watching this documentary about break dancing and its evolution in the Bronx of New York. You may remember from previous posts that I was very much into the activity, before the main stream media and taste makers decided it was over. In fact, it was pretty much developed on a single housing block in the South Bronx.

WORSHIP SUNDAY: After All (Holy) by David Crowder Band - It has.

Mark Birch

WORSHIP SUNDAY: After All (Holy) by David Crowder Band - It has been a year since the release of the band’s final album Give Us Rest. It also occurred to me that I have not posted anything at all from the album despite the fact that I truly thought it was as good if not better than A Collision.

The Impermance of all That Exists


This weekend I went to the Blanton Museum of Art exhibit that showcased Tibetan monks building a sand mandala.