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Startup Funding = How Much Ya Bench?

So much of today’s press in the business world revolves around the amount of startup funding a young company receives. This constant bombardment of funding news is having a negative effect on entrepreneurs, it is distracting them from what’s important. Words cannot express how bad this...

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What To Do When Your Startup is Struggling

One of the hardest things any entrepreneur (including myself) has to be able to do is admit when they are struggling. Nothing can be more embarrassing and self-defeating than saying, “this isn't working.” However, without the ability to do so your chances of failure increase...

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Multi-tasking is worse than Smoking Pot

At a recent venture event in Los Angeles a friend of mine, Terrence Yang (Yang Ventures), said one of the most profoundly honest things I had heard in a while. He said, “Successful entrepreneurs simply learn faster than others.” If you are an entrepreneur there is...

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A Typical Entrepreneur Weekend

Serial entrepreneurs are not really like other people.  We see things from different angles, we operate in different ways, and we have a different gears. We are passionate people, and once we've found an idea worth pursuing our work becomes our life. We look at...

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3 New Year’s Resolutions For Entrepreneurs

New Year’s Eve is without a doubt my favorite holiday. It is a time to reflect and aspire. It is a time to dream again and look forward to a new beginning. For entrepreneurs, it’s a day to take a step back and look at...

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Entrepreneur Mindset: Chill Is The New Stressed

I can remember when being stressed was fashionable, especially for entrepreneurs. Acting stressed was a way to prove you were really busy (and therefore more important, of course). A subtle current of competition underlay every conversation about time or work. “You think you’re busy? I...