In my role as an angel investor to startups, I’m struck by the broad variety of advisor strategies I see in investor presentations and business plans that cross my desk. Some entrepreneurs are “lone rangers,” never mentioning any outside guidance, while others tout dozens of advisors. In my experie Read More
Picnics, fireworks, sparklers, and red, white, and blue-themed decorations…every Fourth of July, many of us pull out all the stops to celebrate the freedoms we enjoy here in the U.S.A—and rightly so! We have a lot to be thankful for.

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For all entrepreneurs, starting a business is the route to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” no matter how risky. It’s the American dream that has been the goal of people in this country for over 240 years. If you are here in the U.S., I hope you are all able to take some time off this Read More
Entrepreneurialism is part of the American dream, and let’s face it, owning a small business is the best kind of independence there is.If you’re looking to start a business right out of college or make the move from the nine-to-five grind to self-employment, here are some tips and considerations fo Read More
Entrepreneurs inherently understand that they have to be the initial leader of their startup, but often they don’t have the experience or the training to know where their leadership competencies lie, or how to build a leadership team. For new entrepreneurs, leadership development efforts may be mor Read More

The 12 Startup Procedures Every Founder Should Master

The 12 Startup Procedures Every Founder Should Master Avatar Posted by LashonMcclure under Startups
From https://www.process.st 324 days ago
Made Hot by: iamviqui on July 6, 2016 6:51 am
When starting a new business whether it be a tech company or a retail store you will have many challenges that you will need to face and conquer. Starting a new business has many challenges on its own but when you’re looking to scale many of these challenges will be new to you and you will be unsur Read More
It takes courage to become an entrepreneur. It's a new world where you're in control, which has its pros and cons. Read More
Most entrepreneurs avoid setting up a board of directors for their new business unless or until they sign up an investor who demands a seat on the board. That implies that a board of directors has no value to the founder, and is just another burden that to be assumed for the privilege of attracting Read More

What Startups Can Learn From Dell's Telecommuting Initiative

What Startups Can Learn From Dell\'s Telecommuting Initiative Avatar Posted by jondyer under Startups
From http://dyernews.com 328 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on July 5, 2016 1:21 am
With the vast amount of technologies available to us today, why do so many people still commute to work? Dell has wondered the same thing. Currently 25% of the company's staff telecommutes and they're aiming to raise that figure to 50% in the coming years. So what can startups learn from this initi Read More
I was shocked to read an old Gallup study that indicates only 13 percent of employees worldwide are actively engaged at work, and more recent data shows only a small change in the right direction. In my own experience as a startup advisor and mentor, I find that entrepreneurs who can’t attract and Read More

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