Huddlewoo Wants To Connect You To Mentors You Admire Through Online Video

Tech Zulu Event

Huddlewoo a live video platform set to launch early 2013 to give people the ability to access extraordinary people for one-on-one conversations and mentoring. He attended The Ohio State University where he studied business.

This is the Dumbest Op Ed I’ve Read in a While

Both Sides of the Table

I don’t feel like canceling LinkedIn just because occasionally a well-meaning but slightly not-clued-in person from a faraway place wants me to be their personal mentor, answer 3-questions for their high-school entrepreneurship project or take a sales pitch for their recruiting services.

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5 Ways Poker Legend Annie Duke’s Brilliant Book Will Help You (And Your Startup) Make Better Decisions

InfoChachkie

When I saw World Series Poker Champion Annie Duke speak in 2017, I was inspired to write an article describing some of her recruiting techniques. Annie’s approach is a highly-readable balance between memorable, real-world analogies and hardcore behavioral science studies.

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5 Steps To Get Ahead With The Entrepreneur Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle. Find the men and women you wish to be more like, talk to them, study them, and learn from them. Then write them down.

Craft your roadmap. Plan your trip.

Berkonomics

Richa is a successful entrepreneur and technologist giving back to the entrepreneurial community in many ways, including his weekly Internet TV program on entrepreneurism, and participation in several mentoring programs. . By JJ Richa.

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What Makes a Great Independent Board Member?

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The second is that they are usually very experienced operators that can mentor the founding team. I think when you choose an independent board member you should be thinking about somebody who can mentor you. I really like it when independent directors write a check into the company.

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Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my experience as an investor and mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and elsewhere, one of the quickest ways to kill your credibility and your startup is to offer a poorly written business plan, or none at all.

5 Keys To Satisfaction From Solving Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my own mentoring and investing experience, the best entrepreneurs are pragmatic problem solvers. If you can explain the problem to a mentor, or even write it down, you will more likely get to the root cause quickly, and avoid emotional and blame-infused responses.

5 Steps To Becoming A Great Business Problem Solver

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my own mentoring and investing experience, the best entrepreneurs are pragmatic problem solvers. If you can explain the problem to a mentor, or even write it down, you will more likely get to the root cause quickly, and avoid emotional and blame-infused responses.

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Want To Be A TechStar? Read Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson’s New Book: Venture Deals

InfoChachkie

Writing a book is very different from writing a blog. One, I wanted to know what it was like to write a book. I am actually in the midst of writing a third book, it (may be) called Entrepreneurial Communities… and I am going to self-publish it.

Problem Solvers Rock In This New Entrepreneur Era

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my own mentoring and investing experience, the best entrepreneurs are pragmatic problem solvers. If you can explain the problem to a mentor, or even write it down, you will more likely get to the root cause quickly, and avoid emotional and blame-infused responses.

7 Plan Elements That Separate Businesses From Hobbies

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my experience as an angel investor and a mentor to dozens of entrepreneurs, having no business plan is the quickest way to define yourself as just a dreamer, or at best a hobbyist.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Take On Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment

InfoChachkie

At the beginning of the index, Guy writes, “I hope Robert Cialdini checks this index.” Ask For Mentoring. Like King, his writing style is breezy and engaging. However, greater exposure to studies performed by other, less widely-read persuasion experts would have been appreciated.

A Perspective On When A Business Plan Adds Value

Startup Professionals Musings

As a startup mentor and investor, I am approached regularly by aspiring entrepreneurs who assert that business plans are a waste of time. They cite sources like the BusinessWeek story, “ Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Write Business Plans ” and this Forbes article.

7 Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Like To Work Alone

Startup Professionals Musings

Studies show that as much as 50-90% of communication is body language. Nominate someone as your mentor. Build a two-way relationship with several people who can help you, and then kick it up a notch with one or more, by asking them to be your mentor.

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What Should We Make of Peter Thiel’s “20 Under 20? Education Program?

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Thiel and friends will also agree to mentor these young entrepreneurs. Actually, they’ll get even more attention because this selection will put them in an even more exclusive peer group and will introduce them to even more connected mentors. In the US we now have some very well established incubation programs run by high-caliber mentors including IdeaLab, yCombinator, TechStars, BetaWorks and Launchpad LA. In Poly Sci I learned critical thinking and writing.

How This Entrepreneur Raised $28,000 Using Airbnb to Fund Her Startup

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Tracy studied SEOMoz and several other online sources of SEO tips. Once off the ground she could attract mentors from her industry. Tracy DiNunzio isn’t your typical Silicon Valley startup founder. She’s a painter and a self-proclaimed Bohemian.

7 Action Items For Introverts Starting New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

Studies show that as much as 50-90% of communication is body language. Nominate someone as your mentor. Build a two-way relationship with several people who can help you, and then kick it up a notch with one or more, by asking them to be your mentor.

How Introverts Like Mark Zuckerberg Build A Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Studies show that as much as 50-90% of communication is body language. Nominate someone as your mentor. Build a two-way relationship with several people who can help you, and then kick it up a notch with one or more, by asking them to be your mentor.

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7 Strategies For Anticipating Future Customer Trends

Startup Professionals Musings

I was happy to see a real focus on preparing for tomorrow highlighted in a new book, “ Start a Successful Business ,” by Colleen DeBaise, who has made a career of studying and writing about entrepreneur challenges.

As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb

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In the original version of his post, Andy writes. It’s true this was much bigger in the dot com era but I’ve studied the data and know that over the past decade these numbers are right.

Build Entrepreneur Credentials Early and Wisely

Startup Professionals Musings

" Study entrepreneurship, but major in something else. If offered at your college, don’t forget the practical business skills like “Critical Thinking”, “Business Writing” and even “Dress for Success.” Most universities also bring in outside advisors to mentor budding entrepreneurs.

5 Steps To Job Satisfaction – Run Your Own Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle. Find the men and women you wish to be more like, talk to them, study them, and learn from them. Then write them down.

Escape From Corporate America - Be An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle. Find the men and women you wish to be more like, talk to them, study them, and learn from them. Then write them down.

Most Great Entrepreneurs Don’t Drop Out of Harvard

Startup Professionals Musings

" Study entrepreneurship, but major in something else. If offered at your college, don’t forget the practical business skills like “Critical Thinking”, “Business Writing” and even “Dress for Success.” Most universities also bring in outside advisors to mentor budding entrepreneurs.

Seven Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Are Lone Rangers

Startup Professionals Musings

Studies show that as much as 50-90% of communication is body language. Nominate someone as your mentor. Build a two-way relationship with several people who can help you, and then kick it up a notch with one or more, by asking them to be your mentor.

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7 Tips for an Introvert Who Wants to Run a Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Studies show that as much as 50-90% of communication is body language. Nominate someone as your mentor. Build a two-way relationship with several people who can help you, and then kick it up a notch with one or more, by asking them to be your mentor. They never call, they never write, and wait for you to make the first move. You can’t win as an entrepreneur working alone.

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The Danger of Crocodile Sales

Both Sides of the Table

YOU Selling – My wise old friend & mentor, Ameet Shah, once told me after a meeting we had with clients (when I worked at Accenture), “there are two ways to run a meeting: asking or telling. This is part of my series on Startup Advice.

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Brad Feld Drops Knowledge. Here’s What He Said …

Both Sides of the Table

Huge thank you to Steve De Long for the write up. The thing you should do is study Silicon Valley and try to understand what’s great about it and try to institutionalize within your community some of those things. Brad Feld is a fountain of knowledge & wisdom.

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Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

Tech Zulu Event

You recently conducted a pilot study. Can you share with us how the learnings of this pilot study impacted your strategy? Before we did the study we did a lot of research to see how best we could show the data. And the funding for this study came through the PhD program at USC?

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An Entrepreneur Must Nurture Relationships

Startup Professionals Musings

Studies show that as much as 50-90% of communication is body language. Nominate someone as your mentor. Build a two-way relationship with several people who can help you, and then kick it up a notch with one or more, by asking them to be your mentor.

Get a Technical Degree But Entrepreneurial Spirit

Startup Professionals Musings

" Study entrepreneurship, but major in something else. If offered at your college, don’t forget the practical business skills like “Critical Thinking”, “Business Writing” and even “Dress for Success.” Most universities also bring in outside advisors to mentor budding entrepreneurs.

8 Attributes Shared By Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, I’ve been convinced for some time that good entrepreneurs have the right mindset, and the right attributes, to be good at anything they want.

Africa’s Largest and Fastest Growing Social Network | Interview with LAGbook’s Chidi Nwaogu

Tech Zulu Event

As of writing, my twin and I serve as the Co-CEOs and Co-Presidents at LAGbook. Who are your mentors, role models? We don’t have mentors at the moment.

8 Elements Of A Mindset For Success In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, I’ve been convinced for some time that good entrepreneurs have the right mindset, and the right attributes, to be good at anything they want.

8 Entrepreneur Principles For Managing Your Destiny

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, I’ve been convinced for some time that good entrepreneurs have the right mindset, and the right attributes, to be good at anything they want.

Improve Your Future By Thinking Like An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, I’ve been convinced for some time that good entrepreneurs have the right mindset, and the right attributes, to be good at anything they want.

Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010

SoCal CTO

Though this was 2000 , and all startup & VC blogs we've grown to love didn't exist yet, I did have mentors available. Computer scientists call the study of graphs “ network theory ,&# but on the web the word “network&# is used to refer to the websites themselves). Automating the Path to a Better User Experience - The Product Guy , July 5, 2010 I started writing about Quick-UX in 2008.

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