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Is Entrepreneurship For You?

Here’s the first session I did for our Pre-Entrepreneurship Bootcamp at The Div in December 2011. We had a great group of speakers with 12 budding aspiring entrepreneurs in the room for one full day of training. I believe entrepreneurship should be a noble cause. As entrepreneurs, we should seek to change the world for […]

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New WordPress Design for Startup Sofa

Really excited to officially unveil the new WordPress theme design for Startup Sofa! The site has been powered by iThemes Builder, but with a previously lame design by me. Ty Carlson from Made by Wheat did the custom design work and I’m very pleased. Now … I HAVE to start blogging more here. Whatcha think […]

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Sell Out To Your Passion

One of the guys in WordPress I’ve gotten to meet is Andrew Norcross … he recently wrote a really honest (and funny) post about going to work full-time for a company after running his own business. The title is dead on … “It’s not selling out, it’s buying in.” He talks about wanting to focus […]

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Learning Your Way Around the World of Venture Capital

For the past couple of years since starting my own business, I’ve heard more and more about venture capital as I’ve seen web companies launched and grown increasingly interested in the VC game. For those looking to learn your way around this world, I highly recommend the new book by VC veteran Brad Feld called […]

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It’s About People, Stupid

Business is about people, dummy.  Write it down. Make a poster in your office. Tape it to your mirror in the morning. Or have shirts made. When you mess up this unchanging principle, you’re ultimately doomed. When people forget it or neglect it, the result is lying, cheating, unfulfilled promises, scandal, and failure. Misalignment of […]