Sun.Nov 11, 2018

Plex: The Past, Present and Future of Manufacturing

deal architect

Plex hosted its annual Future of Manufacturing Roundtable in Michigan last week. I was actually as excited about the past and present of manufacturing I saw during the visit. They hosted a dinner at a Birmingham restaurant which used to

Shortcuts For Simplifying How To Think, Act, and Lead

Startup Professionals Musings

The cost of entry to the entrepreneur lifestyle is at an all-time low, but the challenge of winning and success is at an all-time high. Anyone can build a new web site, or publish a smartphone app for a few thousand dollars, but getting market penetration requires a lot more.

30 Ways To Be A More Engaged Citizen


by Quint Studer, author of “ Building A Vibrant Community: How Citizen-Powered Change Is Reshaping America “ In recent years the issues communities face have become a lot more complex—and it’s become more and more evident that one group alone cannot solve them.

Commercial Real Estate for Your Startup or Investment in Ohio

The Startup Magazine

Getting the right property to lease for your business forms the basis of your business’ success. The right commercial real estate will appeal to clients considering location and aesthetic value. This is not always the case in hot real estate markets like in the United States.

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Finding Flow, The Definition Of A Meaningful Life And How To Discover Your True Purpose by Yaro Starak

Note From Yaro: This article is from my Change Manifesto series. and are being merged into my one main website,, the umbrella brand for all my work going forward.

How to Run a Tech Conference in NYC

This is going to be BIG.

Over the years, I’ve spoken at a bunch of NY tech conferences—and they vary widely in terms of their success. A few things remain consistent: Organizers complain how difficult it is to get people to show up. Attendees don’t stay. Even when they do stay, they’re not super engaged. Here are a few tips for organizers if you’re going to put on a conference here. It’s very possible and I’ve been to some good ones—and the best ones all have some common attributes.

The Entrepreneur’s Essentials #7: A call to action for CEOs on selling

Austin Startup

As I mentioned at the beginning of this series/ebook, over the years I’ve noticed that I tend to frequently share certain Lucky7 posts with entrepreneurs we’ve backed , team members at, or other startup investors I know. In totality, these posts are at least as long as most business books.