In a Strong Wind Even Turkeys Can Fly

Both Sides of the Table

In other words, in a strong market even turkeys can fly. In a strong wind, even turkeys can fly. The wild turkey variety. A turkey is only a metaphor. One of the wisest people I worked with in my career was Ameet Shah.

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The Accel 5 Mantras of Ecommerce in Turkey

Cracking the Code

I was lucky to enjoy the sun, warmth and excitement of Istanbul in the past couple of days to attend the Webrazzi Summit, which is the poster child of Turkey’s vibrant start-up scene. The Accel 5 mantras of e commerce in Turkey from Philippe Botteri I have been to Turley several times in the past 18 months, and find the region very exciting.

How Many Thermometers Do You Need to Know the Turkey’s Done?

OnlyOnce

How Many Thermometers Do You Need to Know the Turkey’s Done? But as I was thinking about it a bit more, I think there are situations where you might want multiple thermometers to tell you about the done-ness of the turkey. Full credit to my colleague Jack Abbot for using this awesome phrase in an Engineering Management meeting I observed recently. It’s a gem. Filed! The context was around spending extra cycles creating more metrics that basically measure the same thing.

Your Startup Idea Sucks Until You Validate It – Follow 6 Simple Steps

YFS Magazine

Launching a startup idea without validation is like roasting an expensive, 20-pound organic turkey for a dinner party, only to find out the guests are vegans.

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Thanksgiving Day

Steve Blank

Families gather from across the country to spend time with each other and feast on a traditional turkey dinner. Imu turkey can’t be beat if you’re trying to exceed any rational amount of salt intake.)

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June Launches their Second Generation Oven for $499

Feld Thoughts

It can even cook up to a 12-pound turkey, not that I eat turkey. When Amy and I cook, we want it to be as hassle-free as possible. That’s where the June Oven comes in.

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Inventors and Entrepreneurs

aweissman.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar. aweissman.com. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Apr 5, 2012. Inventors and Entrepreneurs. My grandfather Nick lived what looks in hindsight like a cliched life.

Rackspace’s 9th Annual Thanksgiving Day Food Drive Helps Families

SiliconHills

Tania Jess joined her husband and daughter to volunteer at Rackspace Saturday morning to giveaway turkeys and food boxes. They wait for a line of cars to come through their stations in the parking at Rackspace’s headquarters and then they load up each car with a turkey and box of […] The post Rackspace’s 9th Annual Thanksgiving Day Food Drive Helps Families appeared first on SiliconHills.

The future "future of work"

deal architect

His sisters, each a year or two older had come back from similar trips to Portugal, Egypt and Turkey. John had just returned from a trip to Italy. His cousin was headed to Amsterdam today, and another was describing her.

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Rackspace Hosting Holds 7th Annual Thanksgiving Day Food Drive

SiliconHills

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Despite the 40 degree weather and high wind, two turkeys and the Roosevelt Rough Rider mascot continued to dance to the music in front of Rackspace Hosting’s San Antonio headquarters.

Rackspace’s Thanksgiving Day Food Drive Helps Needy Families

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News A voucher for a free turkey and a box of food items from Rackspace came as a surprise to Robin Dysart. Crestview Elementary School sent the voucher home with her daughter. “It It means the world to us, we’ve been having some difficulties for the last few years,” […] The post Rackspace’s Thanksgiving Day Food Drive Helps Needy Families appeared first on SiliconHills.

How Do You Negotiate More To Know What Your Brand Is Worth?

Brandanew

In our second mentorship event focused on women, we talk turkey. Your personal branding is determined by your ideas. You get to decide what your brand is worth. Taking this into the professional realm isn’t that easy though. Especially, for women – and women led businesses.

Why are digital music merchants ignoring emerging markets?

The Next Web

Yet many of the big digital content distribution platforms like Pandora and Netflix are not available in countries like Brazil, Turkey and India (Spotify just.

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Austin YamJam This Sunday

Austin Startup

Created by Austin technology veterans, Operation Turkey provides thousands of home cooked meals to the homeless on Thanksgiving day. One of the events that generates funds for that is the Yam Jam, an incredible day of music coming up this Sunday, October 26th at Simphony Square. Events yamjam

Snapchat posts more photos than Instagram

Lightspeed Venture Partners

” Last week Forbes also noted Instagrams had its biggest usage over Thanksgiving : “ Instagram had its busiest day ever on Thanksgiving, with 10 million photos shared mentioning turkey day-related words, the company said. That’s a lot of turkey pictures.” We seed funded Snapchat , a terrific mobile photo sharing app, back in April when it had less than 200,000 installs.

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5 Benefits Of Expanding Your Business Into Global Markets

YoungUpstarts

If you had a location in Turkey currently, you might find yourself in dire straits, but your location in China may more than offset the losses in Turkey’s current economic crisis.

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How Effective And Organized Is Your Employee Gift Giving Program?

YoungUpstarts

You don’t, for instance, need to go on a massive shopping spree for Turkeys during Thanksgiving. Services like Perfect Feast Corporate Gifts offer turkey, ham, and other holiday feast gift certificates.

How To De-Stress For Optimum Health

YoungUpstarts

For example, you may not be ready to quit smoking cold turkey but might switch to an electronic cigarette instead. Operating a business can be extremely rewarding and equally as stressful.

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YoungUpstarts

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Never Be Caught Short On Taxes Again With This Simple Trick

Mike Michalowicz

Work with me here: on Turkey Day, we don’t eat off the tray that holds the entire turkey. We allocate turkey from the serving platter to individual plates. Death and taxes … the two things that are certain in life … and it’s as much fun to talk about one as it is the other.

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Got A Million Dollar Idea?

YoungUpstarts

Ask yourself what the quantifiable basis is for which you’ll determine if you have a winning idea or a turkey. by Paul Szyarto. Making a million dollars in today’s economy is more difficult than ever.

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What is a good site or Gmail extension for an angel investor to manage their startup deals?

Gust

Boy, do I wish there was a magical Gmail extension to let me manage my startup deals!

The First Step, No Matter How Small, Is Crucial To Success

crowdSPRING Blog

Ulukaya was born in Turkey and was an accomplished feta-cheese-maker. Hamdi Ulukaya , CEO and founder of Chobani , recently talked about how he started Chobani.

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A Month of Mac

Feld Thoughts

As much as a like my HTC EVO, I figure that if I’m going to really give the Mac a try, I need to go cold turkey (or – well – cold non-Mac) and see if I get over the shakes during my four week exile. My post yesterday titled Rethinking The Laptop resulted in three very specific pieces of feedback followed by me taking one specific action. The feedback was: Dump Outlook. Get a solid state drive. Get a Mac.

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Parkland and Growing Up In Dallas

Feld Thoughts

I rarely spent any time in downtown Dallas as a kid and never really knew my way around until I started running the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving as a teenager.

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What is a good site or Gmail extension for an angel investor to manage their startup deals?

Gust

Boy, do I wish there was a magical Gmail extension to let me manage my startup deals!

An Entrepreneur's Tryptophan

Growthink Blog

We've all hea rd it before - eating Turkey on Thanksgiving makes you tired. And the ingredient within turkey that's responsible for this is called Tryptophan. Mainly that people THINK they are supposed to be tired after eating turkey.

Flights to Safety

thebarefootvc

Financial headlines over the past week focused on Turkey’s rapidly depreciating lira. Meanwhile many citizens there, ignoring President Erdogan’s calls to exchange gold and foreign currencies to local currency, tapped into the crypto market: “ Bunyamin Yavuz, a cardiologist in Ankara, said he no longer trusts local banks and now buys XRP, monero, lumens, among other cryptocurrencies as part of his investment portfolio.

Heads up, EMEA startups: Check out the Webit Congress StartUp Challenge

The Next Web

Later this year, you’ll be able to find The Next Web (more specifically, me) at the huge international Webit Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Reasons For Surge In Mexico’s Private Equity Industry

YoungUpstarts

As well as this, their private equity investments have surpassed the likes of Russia and Turkey – meaning that the nation is slowly but surely becoming a real force. For years Mexico lagged behind a lot of other Latin America countries when it came to private equity.

12 Important Lessons For Your Business Growth Spurt

YoungUpstarts

Originally from Turkey, Zeynep Ilgaz and her husband co-founded Confirm BioSciences and TestCountry , where Ilgaz serves as president. by Zeynep Ilgaz, co-founder and president of Confirm BioSciences and TestCountry.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Never Force Holiday Work For Employees

Mike Michalowicz

My jaw dropped, and not because there was more turkey and pie. I was watching football with my family after enjoying a delicious turkey dinner, and the news came on with a horrible holiday story—that stores would start opening at 5 p.m.

Top 5 Tips For Staying Inspired During The Holiday Season 

YoungUpstarts

The pie crust shield, multi-event kitchen timer, turkey deep fryer and digital thermometer are just a few inventions that were inspired by annual holiday feasts. by Nicole Lininger, Director of Corporate Communications at InventHelp ®.

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After Ringing the IPO Bell

Seeing Both Sides

2) Don''t Let The Turkeys Get You Down. When Ronald Reagan left office, he provided a final note with words of wisdom for incoming president Geroge HW Bush: "Don''t let the turkeys get you down." Many Wall Street analysts are total turkeys.

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What is the Primary Reason For Startup Failure?

Startup Professionals Musings

The people around me are all turkeys.” When I heard a friend make the statement “Your startup can’t fail if you don’t quit,” I realized that every entrepreneur should adopt it as their mantra. Pivoting or dealing a new hand is not quitting.

Crypto, Identity & the Need for Self-Sovereignty

thebarefootvc

Cryptocurrency can serve as a (relatively) stable store of value when local currencies are devalued or taken out of circulation – most recently witnessed in Turkey. Last week I wrote about how geopolitics can impact demand for public blockchain cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. In Venezuela, where citizens have flocked to bitcoin in light of hyperinflation, the government countered by announcing a state-controlled cryptocurrency called the petro.

4 Reasons Why Starting Your Own Business May Be The Best Option For Foreign Students In The US

YoungUpstarts

An immigrant from Turkey, Serhat has founded and run various businesses in the United States with a great degree of success. by Serhat Pala, President and founder of RhinoForce. The United States is the Land of Opportunity for many.

Why Uber Should Go Public

Both Sides of the Table

The competitive nature of these populations and ultimately countries meant that while each was always vulnerable as societies they progresses much better and faster than the autocracies of China and Turkey.

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#FollowFriday: 7 Awesome Instagram Accounts To Follow For Marketers

Brandanew

GoPro #Turkey A photo posted by gopro (@gopro) on Nov 18, 2015 at 10:30am PST. 6. It’s a Friday and almost close to the end of a big week, as usual. To give your marketing lives an extra bit of inspiration and kick, we have some really interesting ideas to share.

Thankful – 2011

entrepreMusings

It’s a time where we reflect on all that we are thankful for and, of course, eat turkey. We had turkey and lobster which was a very nice combination. Dragon in China. The Thanksgiving holiday just passed here in the US.

From Loyalty Programs To Fan Clubs, A Paradigm Shift

YoungUpstarts

In 2000, we launched a loyalty program for a bank in Turkey, Akbank. Banks in other countries saw what was happening in Turkey and quickly followed with their own deployments using our software. by Aneace Haddad, CEO & Founder, Taggo.

Two Amazing Women Setting Out on Their Startup Journey

Both Sides of the Table

my wife bought activity sets to put together little collages of turkeys and Pilgrims and talk about Thanksgiving. Note: if you’re a parent please check out their website. Kara called me on a Tuesday. She was leaving IAC to start a company.

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How You Know You’ve Got the Right Startup Model?

Both Sides of the Table

Turkey or China?

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