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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business
Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!” (foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. There are many types of business. The rules are: I’m going to give no explanations. 1) C Corp or S Corp or LLC? 2) What state should you incorporate in? 3) Should founders vest? 4) Should you go for venture capital money? 5) Should you patent your idea? 6) Should you require venture capitalists to sign NDAs? 7) How much equity should you give a partner? 8) Should you have a technical co-founder if you are not technical? 9) Should you barter equity for services? 10) How do you market your app? 11) Should you build a product? 12) How much dilution is too much dilution? 13) Do you listen to venture capitalist? 14) What if nobody seems to be buying your product? “You’re gonna rattle the stars, you are.” Related:  Learning

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 1. This isn’t the first time I’ve recommended this language-teaching website (and app), and it certainly won’t be the last. 2. Have you ever wanted to pick up a subject you’re not well-versed in, but you didn’t have the money to invest in a college course? 3. Guitar is one of the few instruments out there that’s actually pretty easy to learn if you’re a little older, making it one of the most accessible instruments. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23.

Tabata Protocol The Top 10 Web Design Skills You WILL Need! Here are my top 10 web design skills that you WILL need to master to become an effective web designer. If you’re serious about mastering web design and marketing, check out the Pro Web Design Alliance. See how Jordan benefited from the course forum and Google hangout sessions to make his and his clients’ sites better. Look at Jordan’s site and the testimonials from his clients here. Your priorities may be different (and my priorities may be different a few months down the line). And I’d add that you don’t need all these skills in any particular measure to make it in web design. #1. I’m convinced the #1 most important skill for a web designer is the ability to use words effectively. If you can craft a series of web pages into a conversation that communicates what you need to communicate, informs, and calls your visitors to take the actions you want, your web site can be a great success, even if it’s graphically plain – hey, even if it’s ugly! #2. How can you develop this ability? #3.

21 Amazing CSS Techniques You Should Know Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) is one of the building blocks of modern web design without which websites would have been ugly just like they were a decade ago. With time, the quality of CSS tutorials out there on the web has increased considerably. Here are 21 amazing CSS Techniques that you might not have thought could be done by CSS. 1. Amazing demonstration of how to create a cross browser image gallery using just CSS. 2. This tutorial demonstrates a crazy way to create an image map using just CSS. 3. Create a lighbox using just CSS with no JavaScript required. 4. Replace the submit buttons with images using CSS, degrades back to submit button if CSS is disabled. 5. Amazing tutorial on how to create an animated navigation menu using just CSS. 6. Create a tree like navigation from nested lists of links. 7. Create eye-catching titles with nice gradient effect using just CSS. 8. 9. Amazing way to create a liquid layout using negative margins 10. 11. Create a nice scalable breadcrumb navigation

What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Body language is truly a language of its own. 10% from what the person actually says40% from the tone and speed of voice50% is from their body language. Lowering one's head can signal a lack of confidence. Pushing back one's shoulders can demonstrate power and courageOpen arms means one is comfortable with being approached and willing to talk/communicate

Big-O Algorithm Complexity Cheat Sheet 46 Ways To Start A Business With No Money Most people who want to start their own business don’t have a ton of money laying around and it’s probably one the most common questions I get emailed about: How can I get started without a lot of cash? Well I’ve put together a list below of the best ideas I’ve heard and personally used. I hope you find it useful! The three basic strategies to starting a business without much money are: Delay the normal “business starting” activities like incorporating, hiring, renting office or retail space, etc until AFTER your business has started earning money. Start With The Easy Stuff: Eliminate Expenses Don’t rent an office! Legal Stuff and Incorporating Make a website for your business Don’t pay a premium for a top end domain name, there are plenty of good ones leftTest out your ideas by writing to a blog, you’ll get feedback on what people like and don’t likeGet a free business website at www.wordpress.com or tumblr.com. Getting a Logo Don’t hire a fancy graphic designer. Accepting Credit Cards

The World of Hidden Emotions Machine Elf 1735 (CC) Emotions are important, but there is the massive confusion in both popular and scientific conceptions of even what they are. There is also a sizable structure of erroneous assumptions, such as venting anger “gets it off your chest.” There seem to be at least four defenses against confronting emotions directly: 1. 2. 3. 4. The elaborate hiding of shame studies by the use of alternative words is described in detail. Understanding the realm of emotions is beset by an elemental difficulty: the meaning of words that refer to emotion are so ambiguous that we hardly know what we are talking about. This state of affairs can be viewed in any standard dictionary. Pride: A feeling that you respect yourself and deserve to be respected by other people. or, A feeling that you are more important or better than other people. Anger: A strong feeling of being upset or annoyed because of something wrong or bad: the feeling that makes someone want to hurt other people, to shout, etc. 1.

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person 2017, motherfuckers. Yeah! LET'S DO THIS. "Do what?" you ask. I DON'T KNOW. Feel free to stop reading this if your career is going great, you're thrilled with your life, and you're happy with your relationships. Via Upscalehype.com For the rest of you, I want you to try something: Name five impressive things about yourself. Note: I originally posted this in December of 2012, and to date it has drawn more than 20 million page views and been shared on Facebook more than half a million times. #6. Getty Let's say that the person you love the most has just been shot. Getty"OK, which one is the injured one?" You ask, "Are you a doctor?" The guy says, "No." You say, "But you know what you're doing, right? At this point the guy becomes annoyed. Confused, you say, "How does any of that fucking matter when my [wife/husband/best friend/parent] is lying here bleeding! Now the man becomes agitated -- why are you being shallow and selfish? Getty"I don't get it. Getty"Here's that shit you needed. #5. #4.

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