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What Works in Silicon Valley Doesn’t Work Everywhere – And What You Can Do About It The Lean Startup Conference hosted an amazing webinar today called Beyond Silicon Valley: Applying Lean Startup Around the Globe. Justin Wilcox, Takashi Tsutsumi (aka “The Steve Blank of Japan”), and I shared our experiences helping entrepreneurs worldwide apply Lean Startup principles. Video streaming by Ustream I’d like to share with you the key points I took from the discussion. My International Experience I’m an American entrepreneur & investor living in Beijing, China. Natural Herbs That Help You Sleep One of the biggest problems those of us with hypothyroidism suffer from is insomnia. You go to bed at night but just can’t stay asleep; wake up at two, three or four in the morning, stay awake for an hour or two, wondering if you will ever fall back to sleep then around the time you need to be getting up, suddenly you are tired again, right? For years I played that yo yo, no sleep game until I found some natural herbs that help you sleep. One product in particular has helped where no others have. That is Apothe Cherry Concentrate by Purium.

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