Sat.Jan 12, 2013

10 Tests of Your Modern Entrepreneur Lingo Savvy

Startup Professionals Musings

Many entrepreneurs I know don’t realize that the language they learned in the corporate world, or even their recent MBA class, won’t get them ahead in the startup world today.

14 startups we predict will go even bigger in 2013

The Next Web

What if you could invest in any startup on the map right now? It’s an irresistible “what if,” isn’t it?

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Trending Sources

Aaron Swartz: He Inspired Me to Think in Public

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Web pioneer and writer Aaron Swartz committed suicide yesterday. He was 26. Cory Doctorow’s obit is excellent, and the last sentence in Larry Lessig’s post is incredibly sad. Many know Aaron for his breadth of political, legal, and technology interests and accomplishments.

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Ways to Distinguish Yourself #218 – Look for Lesson #2

Life Beyond Code

Richard Branson (no introduction needed) shares a story from his early entrepreneur days in his book “ Business Stripped Bare.” ” As most of you know, Richard started his entrepreneurial journey by starting and running the “Student” magazine.

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Book Notes: Religion for Atheists

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Alain de Botton is amazing person to follow on Twitter. He’s also a stimulating author and an inspiring ideas entrepreneur (via the School of Life ).

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How to Use Lean Startup to Find Your Tech Co-founder

Kevin Dewalt

Summary : Finding the right technical parter is the biggest need I hear from Entrepreneurs. In this interview I share insights from Rob Di Marco, one of the most accomplished developers and businesspeople I know.

Self-Driving Cars and Unwritten Rules

Venture Chronicles

I had a funny experience on my way home from work last week. I was on i280 and spotted a Google self-driving car ahead of me in the adjacent lane. As I drove up and then past it I noticed that it was maintaining a safe distance from the cars in front of it and falling farther and farther behind the passing cars.

Weekend Favs January Twelve

Duct Tape Marketing

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.

Forward looking leadership

John Morris

The post Forward looking leadership appeared first on Tapping the power of your peers. Congratulations! You have completed your 2013 operating plan for the business. You are feeling good about the first quarter based on the pipeline and bookings from the prior quarter.

Adapting to a Changing World

Journey of a Serial Entrepreneur

James Altucher is a great writer, he has a fantastic blog which will get you hooked and keep you clicking from one story to the next. His latest article “ 10 Reasons Why You Have to Quit Your Job This Year ” is an interesting read.

Mind Your Head A bit of sage advice for the new year…

Mark Birch

Mind Your Head. A bit of sage advice for the new year…. mind head advice


From Observing the Trends of Modular Innovation to Robust Agility

The Product Guy

Every week I read thousands of blog posts. For your weekend enjoyment, here are some of those highlights. What are you reading this weekend? On Product Management… [link]. Hone your agility and stretch out in front of this great iterative PO’ing video.

SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Soul Station by Hank Mobley - He does not.

Mark Birch

SATURDAY JAZZ BRUNCH: Soul Station by Hank Mobley - He does not get the recognition or accolades of tenor sax greats like John Coltrane or Sonny Rollins, but Hank Mobley is just as great in his own style. While he gained renown playing with the Jazz Messengers and with Miles Davis, he really shined as a band leader in his Blue Note recordings throughout the 60’s and early 70’s. What set him apart from many of his peers was his melodic and warm style, not in pushing the harmonic envelope.


Attend the Biggest Party at ASW 2013 An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Are you attending Affiliate Summit West in Vegas this year? If you are, be sure do hit up the biggest party where you can be sure a lot of big players in the industry will be at.

UH student wins Houston WordPress scholarship

Startup Houston

Andrew Douglass, a University of Houston undergraduate majoring in Management Information Systems, just won a $2,500 WordPress scholarship from WordCamp Houston. He plans to put the cash prize towards software, hosting services, and tuition payments.