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How To Find A Co-Founder For Your Start-up

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I handed over thousands of dollars to a stranger on Facebook; this is what happened — Medium

I handed over thousands of dollars to a stranger on Facebook; this is what happened.

On November 8 2013, I was on the phone to my mum at dawn. She and …

To Be Successful, Do Only What Matters

Everyone is obsessed with the habits of the wealthy these days. The great irony is, if successful people concerned themselves with that sort of nonsense they never would have made it big in the first place. Truth is, none of that stuff matters. It’s all just a waste of time and focus.

If you want to …


Three Ways To Get Great PR Without A PR Budget

When launching a business, building your brand is a critical first step. But hiring a top public relations firm can cost as much as $50,000 a month, according to Harvey Farr, president of Farr Marketing Group. Fortunately, you don’t need pockets that deep to achieve public relations success.

Instead …

I Handed Over Thousands of Dollars To A Stranger on Facebook; This Happened Next

“I have learned the hard way that when all else is lost or could be taken from you, you just take all the love that you can find and hold on to your …

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Help rebuild a community by kickstarting their economy through entrepreneurship. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs …

5 Nighttime Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

America’s fascination with entrepreneurial productivity is endless -- just look at the waves of books published each year to the ongoing obsession with finding ways to wake up earlier each day. But it’s not just optimizing your morning routine or the approach to structuring your work day that’s …

7 Online Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Can't Market or Sell


Starting a business, but don't have a sales or marketing bone in your body? Don't worry. Just follow these 7 tips.

An entrepreneur can be successful without being a marketer or salesperson.

This might sound a bit odd. After all, an entrepreneur goes into business to sell something--to create …


Bye Bye Barbie: GoldieBlox Releases First Action Figure For Girls

In the two short years since engineer Debbie Sterling founded GoldieBlox with the help of a Kickstarter campaign, the girls construction toy startup has become known for clever, stereotype-busting ads that have a tendency to go viral.

Its latest (below) looks set to do the same: in 24 hours, …

How to Motivate Someone You Don’t Like

The odds are pretty low that you’ll like everyone you have to manage. And while you may think that disliking an employee or two isn’t something to be concerned about (after all, making friends isn’t the point of being a manager), it can actually interfere with your job. A caring manager is key to …

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The 2 Most Important Steps to Banish Negative Thoughts for Good

Have you ever gotten all excited about starting something new just to want to chuck it later? When I wanted to paint a couple rooms in my house it …


4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur

Humans are great at coming up with excuses—you don’t have the time, you don’t have the skills (yet), you’re short on cash. These are all great reasons to balk on the path to entrepreneurship, but they should be seen as obstacles to tackle, not a reason to give up all together. If you dream of …


How to Get Off the To-Do Treadmill


You need to learn the difference between busy and productive. Here's where to start.

Raise your hand if you wrote out (or typed into an app) a to-do list for the day.

It feels good, right?

Making the list helps you feel organized for the coming day, and it takes some of the pressure off your …


Maximize Your Morning Routine With These Tips from Michelle Phan

Raise your hand if you hit snooze once (twice… okay, three times) this morning. No judgment here; we’re guilty of it, too. Sure, we’ve got hacks to wake up to perfectly coiffed hair and apps for our morning cuppa, but getting up and going for the day isn’t always easy. What if you could pepper in a …

8 Bad Tech Habits You Need to Break Today


They're destroying your productivity, ruining your health, and maybe even making you cranky.

I know a bad tech habit when I see one. After working so many years as a knowledge worker (you know--someone who processes email, types up documents, and rarely goes outside to see the real world), …


7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You

There are some simple, yet often forgotten, business principles that can build a positive professional reputation and keep credibility intact -- for you and your business. Here are seven ways to convey thatyou are poised, polished and ready to conduct business with the highest standards of …

7 Deadly “Mental Traps” That Sabotage Your Success

One of the funniest things about the human brain is how it’s able to manipulate surroundings and perceptions to make almost any situation fit our …


How to Win at Email

I used to spend hours a day reading every single email that I got. During my Freshman Activities Fair at Stanford, I got really excited and signed up …


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11 Tips for Writing Effective Welcome Emails

You have a continuous stream of people signing up to try your product but don't have a continuous stream of feedback. It feels like you're driving …

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You Know It’s Time to Leave Your Start-Up When …

Apr 29, 2013 at 6am

In the Bay Area, the temptation to work at a start-up is everywhere. Whether you’ve driven past the throngs of smartphone-watching …


Is Too Much Ambition Making You Miserable?


Craving career success, much like craving fatty foods or a couch-potato lifestyle, can lead to long-term problems if you let it take over. Have you gotten the balance right?

It's no surprise that people sometimes want things that are bad for their well-being. That supersize order of fries, a …


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Your startup won’t fail if you sleep - Startup Daily

‘So, how was your holiday?’ I asked, only to receive a look of shock and contempt from an overworked startup founder. ‘Did you just insult me with …


[Part 2] How to Launch Your Online Product

Just like I mentioned in part one of this four-part video series on launching, I’ve learned A LOT when it comes to launching.

A big chunk has come …

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The 5 Most Effective Ways To Live In The Zone - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When have you felt that you were “in the zone”? What circumstances contributed to making that happen? What steps would help you get in the zone more …

How SproutsIO is Planning to Transform the Farm-to-Table Movement

Jennifer Broutin Farah believes locally grown produce can get even closer to home.

Jennifer Broutin Farah is attempting to amp up the already extolled locavore movement—by moving the concept of "locally grown" from your neighborhood farmers' market to mere steps from the dinner table.

For the past …