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30 Things You Should Do For Yourself Sometimes we can find ourselves simply managing our lives, our time and our responsibilities, instead of actually living. Or, we put other people’s lives in front of our own, ensuring their needs are met before your own. Well, it’s time to start doing things for yourself; including making your happiness the priority and being kinder to yourself. It’s time to start giving your energy to the right people and the right goals, both in your career and in your personal life.

Why the Motto 'If You Build It, They Will Come' is BS "If you build it, they will come." That line may have worked for Kevin Costner's character in Field of Dreams, but such advice can prove disastrous for a startup. Most entrepreneurs consider themselves visionaries but rarely is the initial vision of a product market-ready and poised for success. join.anyguide At AnyGuide, a multicultural company based in San Francisco and Athens, we’re on a mission to give professional guides and small business owners a competitive edge in the world of modern tourism – for free! With our simple and delightful business management software, we're here to help business owners get back to doing what they love - creating magical experiences for guests. Building a global community of successful professionals, our online and mobile platform offers guides everything needed to manage bookings, take international payments, and handle all back-office needs.

10 Inspiring Videos That Will Change Your Life If you’re seeking for the purpose of life, here’re 10 successful people telling about life lessons. Watch these inspiring videos to find out the surprising facts you haven’t known about life and get motivated to lead a meaningful life. 1. James Currier And Stan Chudnovsky Take The Wraps Off Their New Incubator, NFX Guild A new Bay Area accelerator, NFX Guild, has emerged on the scene with plans to run a three-month-long program twice a year for between 10 and 15 companies. It has a novel approach, too. For one thing, there is no publicly available application process.

How To Make The Most Of Your Startup Accelerator Program Experience Editor’s note: Lyle Stevens is the CEO and co-founder of Mavrck. Seed accelerators have been around for 10 years now and their popularity doesn’t appear to be waning any time soon. Sure, criticism for the programs themselves and the proliferation of different programs around the world have taken some wind out of the sails, but primarily, joining an accelerator program – or rather, being accepted to an accelerator – is still considered valuable and an endorsement of the concept and business model. The best accelerators are incredibly competitive – Y Combinator and TechStars have application acceptance rates as low as 1 to 3 percent. Luckily for my company, we were accepted to the 2014 TechStars Boston class. I want to share how we did everything we possibly could to get the most out of TechStars in the short time we had under their umbrella – and how any startup can replicate those best practices in their own accelerator or incubator.

Universities that teach you to change the world Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue. No, the 28-year-old is not another high-tech hotshot from the university in Waterloo, Ont., known for its innovative graduates. He is among a new generation of social entrepreneurs who want to make the world a better place, and make money doing it. חייב להדפיס את התמונות ואת הכתבה ב5 העתקים להראות לנושאי משרה בעירייה ביום א At New York City’s newest university, the Ivory Tower is being declared dead before it even gets built. That’s the philosophy embodied in the name the Bridge, one of three buildings slated to open in 2017 during the first phase of construction of Cornell Tech’s new $2 billion, 12-acre campus on Roosevelt Island. The graduate school—a pillar of New York City’s efforts to grow its tech economy—is not shy about its desire to knock down traditional barriers between academia and industry collaboration.

5 Task Apps for Visual Thinkers Most productivity tools and reviews focus on very linear, left-brained thinking. What if you’re a visual thinker and looking for a tool that suits your needs? Pen and paper, a massive whiteboard, or post-it notes can work for the right-brainers out there, but they’re also not necessarily very practical in this digital age, where you might need to access your tasks on the go, keep notes and track progress on them, or share them with someone else. Features to look for: If you’re looking at trying a digital app to help manage your to do list, and you’ve struggled with productivity tools in the past, here’s a few features that you might want to look for before you try yet another app:

4 Key Ingredients For Creating An Ideas Incubator There’s a crazy game played in Japan that looks like a cross between rugby, wrestling, and capture the flag. It is called "Bo-Taoshi" and the goal is simple: defend your pole while simultaneously attempting to topple the pole of your opponent. Sitting on the top of the pole is the "ninja," and it is his job to counteract the forces trying to bring him down. The game is not unlike business: the CEO is the ninja, with challengers seeking to disrupt the leader by being agile and attacking vulnerabilities. When you are at the top, the real challenge is being equally agile enough to stay there.

Notes Essays—Peter Thiel’s CS183: Startup—Stanford, Spring 2012 Blake Masters Your mind is software. Program it. Change Agent: Rottenberg's 'crazy' world mission NEW YORK — After graduating from Yale Law School nearly two decades ago, Linda Rottenberg spent time working in Latin America for Ashoka, a non-profit focused on promoting social entrepreneurship. She quickly earned herself a nickname: la chica loca — that crazy girl. It's not what you think. The Dangerous Rise of "Entrepreneurship Porn" - Morra Aarons-Mele by Morra Aarons-Mele | 12:00 PM January 6, 2014 Sir Richard Branson has proclaimed 2014 “The Year of the Entrepreneur.” Breathless coverage abounds: sexy stories of the young and old who threw off the yoke and started their own businesses. It’s all goodbye cubicle — hello freedom, vitality, creativity. Fed by media and online coverage of an idealized lifestyle, this “entrepreneurship porn” presents an airbrushed reality in which all work is always meaningful and running your own business is a way to achieve better work/life harmony.

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