Figuring out early stage startups In my first company, I tried to act extroverted, because I thought that’s what good leaders did. It was exhausting and counter-productive. I’ve found a more comfortable way of working and wanted to share a few thoughts and resources that have been helpful to me. 6 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch TED.com is just about the best place to hang out online if you have a few minutes to kill. That's because it offers free recorded lectures given by brilliant people doing amazing things in areas including technology, entertainment, design, business, science, and global issues. And what's cool about it is the talks are tagged so if you're in the mood for something inspiring or funny, for example, you can get just the kinds of videos to do the trick. Here are a handful of insightful TED talks posted this year that every entrepreneur should check out. Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work Psychologist Shawn Achor doubles as a comedian in this talk, during which he says the lens through which your brain views the world shapes your reality.
The Talent Problem Isn’t Solving Itself, Here’s One Startup’s Campaign to Help By Erin Griffith On July 10, 2012 Everyone has some sort of twist on the startup recruiting problem. VCs have elaborate programs and networks of talent they offer their portfolio companies. Meanwhile companies go to desperate lengths to attract talent with over-the-top perks and big equity stakes. Recruiters lurk on Github or StackOverflow. 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
The Parlour at FG Press Last month, the startup community in KY was fortunate to have entrepreneur turned investor Brad Feld visit. Brad has been instrumental in building the startup community in Boulder, CO. He is a partner at a VC firm called Foundry Group and is a co-founder of TechStars. Brad spent 3 days in the commonwealth giving several talks about building successful startup communities, hanging out with local entrepreneurs, and mentoring some local startups.
50 Ways To Use Twitter as a Job Search Tool Everyday more people are using Twitter to find jobs. Not only are people on Twitter to look for jobs but employers are also looking for people to hire. Some are on Twitter specifically to recruit. Twitter can be a very lucrative way to search for a job, get involved with the community and help others out. Stop Looking For A Technical Co-founder Editor’s Note: Alexey Komissarouk is a CS senior at the University of Pennsylvania and founder of the PennApps Hackathon. This article is based on an earlier talk to the Wharton MBA Entrepreneurship Club. “How many of you want to start a company?” David Tisch asked. All hundred hands went up. That’s why we were there, crowded into a Wharton classroom to seek startup advice from an industry luminary. Consumer Electronics - LittleUpStarts : LittleUpStarts Consumer Electronics At Little UpStarts we love new technology and the opportunity we get to work with designers & pioneers who have a deep passion for technology, what they do and the amazing ability to turn great ideas into innovative product, improving our everyday lives…. The US market has a strong and deep-rooted reputation for investing in the design and development of new technology and continually striving to bring high tech products to consumers around the world providing solutions for our everyday needs.
Ideas from the world Agree 0 Disagree 0 Columbus Day could be renamed and rededicated By Hicbd Sun Sep 7 2014 11:14 am "While Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first celebrated in 1992, to explicitly protest the quincentennial anniversary of Columbus’s discovery, it has failed to build steam across most of the U.S. California and South Dakota celebrate Native American Day, Tennessee celebrates American Indian Day, and a few other scattered cities have officially adopted Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but over 40 states still observe Columbus Day as an official state holiday." URL: English Jobs in Sweden Job Source: The Local Source Link: Job Location: Lund, Sweden