QUESTION: STARTUPS ARE TOUGH, WHETHER YOU WORK FOR ONE OR WORK ON ONE. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE STRATEGY TO MANAGE STRESS WHILE IN THE OFFICE? REMOVE DISTRACTIONS “For me, stress builds up quickly when I’m not accomplishing as much as I should or could. That usually means I’m getting distracted by emails, phone calls, unnecessary [...]
There are two stories we hear about college these days: Get into a good school, graduate, get a good job. OR, in most startup circles, don’t. In the startup world, we usually idolize the founders who drop out of or skip college and build huge companies. There are plenty of schools and organizations that understand [...]
In the United States, we don’t think much about not having enough doctors. It seems like everywhere we turn there are more doctors. But it’s not like that in other parts of the world, and those areas desperately need good medical care. According to Jossy Onwude, the US is actually on track to be 90,000 [...]
QUESTION: DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE TOOL (ANALOG OR OTHERWISE) TO ASSIST YOU AND YOUR TEAM IN MAPPING OUT THE YEAR’S STRATEGIC PLANS AND GOALS? HOW DO YOU USE IT? SPREADSHEETS “All of our goals are written down on shared spreadsheets. Each project has its own action items, deliverable dates, people responsible and notes. On [...]
The travel blog turned startup is looking to crowdsource beautiful, ever-changing guides.
Tech giants are speaking up for government surveillance reform. But, will they actually keep it up?
With so many startups outside of Silicon Valley expecting to IPO, isn’t it time we stop saying it can’t be done?
For any entrepreneur, starting up a new business can be a tedious and stressful process. From getting startup financing in place to establishing relationships with vendors, suppliers and customers, there are a number of things that you need to be proficient in if you want your vision to succeed. With so many various facets of [...]
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Think of America’s most entrepreneurial city. Chances are Kansas City didn’t come to mind,but that’s exactly what the city began calling itself to communicate the importance of building a startup community. Kansas City, Iowa City, and Boulder, Colo., are just a few examples of organic startup communities that have all the ingredients of big tech [...]