Jonathan Schick

83 Flips | 9 Magazines | 24 Likes | 2 Following | 6 Followers | @jonschick2013 | Keep up with Jonathan Schick on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jonathan Schick”

This self-help startup book says a lot about what’s wrong with Silicon Valley

Startups often get in trouble for trying to cut corners on their way to success. Look at Uber, Hubble, Zenefits, and Theranos, to name a few. That success justifies unconventional tactics and demands breakneck growth is an idea that’s pervasive in Silicon Valley, and is increasingly cemented in …

Silicon Valley

Free typography resources: The big list

Everyone, even non-designers, can agree that the smallest typographical change can make a world of difference (*cough* <i>Warren Beatty</i> *cough*). …

This Is What the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Focus on

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Startups

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Starting your own business is no small undertaking, so it’s worth taking the time to really think …

Ten Of The Most Successful Companies Built On Kickstarter

Since its 2009 founding, nearly 104,000 projects have successfully raised more than $2.3 billion on Kickstarter from friends, family and fans who want to help get those ventures off the ground. For entrepreneurs, especially those with consumer products like headphones, bags or video games, such …

Crowd Funding

Pinterest's 10 Most-Pinned Travel Destinations Will Give You a Serious Case of Wanderlust

We’re just a couple of months away from the official start of summer, which means it’s time to <i>actually</i> start planning something for all those …

National Parks

Simple Yoga Stretches To Help Undo The Damage Of Sitting All Day

Namaste your way to pain relief.<p>It's pretty incredible how a few simple twists and movements can help relieve the physical tension from a day spent sitting.<p>If you're like most Americans, you're compelled by work, your commute and a whole host of other factors to spend most of your time with your …

Yoga

The Awesome Exercise That’s Missing from Your Back Workout

It chisels your upper and mid back, and builds solid shoulders<p>When it comes to go-to back exercises, the row, pullup, and pulldown probably make up your short list.<p>But we’d like to add the TRX row to overhead press to your inventory.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout From <i>Men’s Health</i>: 2 Dumbells, 30 …

Startup Tricks: 10 Things Budding Entrepreneurs Should Focus On

Starting a company is incredibly difficult, especially if it's your first time doing so. There are a million and one things to think about: quickly …

6 Maxims Successful Entrepreneurs Want You To Know

You’ve got about three years in your current gig, and you love it. But you are reminded every now and then that there is greener grass somewhere. You …

Employment

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Every Day to Grow a Business

<i>Certain daily habits can add up over time to help your business grow.</i><p>Entrepreneurs have a certain drive to improve things. They want to create, revise, sculpt, and nurture a business to new heights, increasing their workforce, market, clients, and profitability iteratively over the course of months …

Entrepreneurship

6 things every small business owner should invest in

If you're trying to grow a healthy small business, there are some investments that are worth every penny in the long run.<p>Here are six things worth the investment for small business owners:<p>Setting up social media accounts and a basic website can be cheap — if not completely free — but unless you're …

Small Business

10 Basic Fashion Rules Every Guy Should Know

<b>1. How to tie the perfect tie</b>Why? A lot of guys don’t have to wear a tie every day, but it is a basic staple in the modern man's wardrobe arsenal. …

Men's Fashion

39 Tips Every Backpacker Should Know

The world is big, but your suitcase doesn't have to be.<p><i>These submissions have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

3 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

I have worked with some of Silicon Valley's best entrepreneurs and unfortunately some dismal ones too. Because we are all part of the Software Revolution, the Valley attracts the world's most ambitious and gives everyone a chance to build something great. So what determines if you will build what …

Entrepreneurship

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

9 Best Late-Night Snacks for Weight Loss

Late night tube sessions make you want to snack for many reasons: habit, boredom, distraction, all those delicious-looking food ads. Take your pick. …

Nutrition

The Rise of the Almost-Flat Design Web Trend

Advertise here with BSA<br>Starting as an alternative to the then-popular skeuomorphic style, flat design originated as a wholly simplistic and …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

Public Relations

Typography Posters: 30 Motivational and Inspiring Quotes

<b>Motivational quotes typography posters</b> are just beautiful! A <b>motivational typography posters</b> (or <b>inspirational quotes</b>) is a type of posters commonly …

Graphic Design

21 Epic Sales Tips For The Non-Salesy Entrepreneur

If you’re an entrepreneur, learning the art of sales is absolutely essential to your success. Without this skill, you won’t be able to grow your …

3 Exercises You Need To Do To Counteract Sitting All Day

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

8 Things Successful People Do During Their Lunch Breaks

Reaching the heights of success takes time. Fortunately, you can shorten the journey by making the best use of your lunch hour. If you’re like most …

Success

Crowdfunding vs VC Money - an entrepreneur's perspective

Equity crowdfunding is growing, and fast becoming a real alternative to raising Venture Capital. Crowdcube have just claimed their first crowdfunded exit. After closing our own £2M crowdfunding round in June, we’ve been bombarded by founders and VCs asking us to share our story and hear what we …

Crowd Funding

9 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Want To Be Successful

Earl Nightingale, American motivational speaker and author, once said, “We become what we think about.” Perhaps truer words have never been spoken. …

Motivation

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity