Community is something that every company should strive to create around its product or service.
There needs to be a prize awarded each year for the scrappiest group of prize fighters in Startupland. A $100 gift card to Applebee’s, perhaps? Jokes aside, scrappiness is one of the most vital attributes a company can possess in today’s startup environment.
#realtalk. H/T: Jason via Doodler’s Anonymous
Each year nearly 500,000 new businesses are started in the U.S. Perhaps one of them is yours. While it’s tempting to think of business as a stodgy and formal affair, nothing could be further from the truth. Entrepreneurship is about solving problems. At the end of the day it’s not about companies, products or features. It [...]
Call it the disruptor’s paradox. You’ve created something truly great, and you’re sure the world is ready to be turned upside down. Except that it isn’t. As it turns out most people would rather things stay exactly the same–even when the situation is untenable–rather than take the risk that something new and untested could fix [...]
Access to great mentors is one of the secrets of successful entrepreneurs. In old times (read: before the Internet) mentorship was something that happened on a one-to-one basis. People would meet over coffee to discuss ideas, and come up with solutions. Today Twitter makes it possible for a single great mentor to share his or [...]