Featured Blog Posts – September 2012 Archive (6)

8 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Master the Creative Mind

An entrepreneur is literally “one who creates a new business.” The best new businesses are ones that have never been done before, so mastering creativity and recognizing creativity are key skills and mind-sets. But how does one recognize and nurture creativity in a person or team?

Recently, I was reviewing a new book by Bryan Mattimore, “Idea Stormers: How to Lead and…

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Added by Jason Roberts on September 27, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments

Seven (7) Steps to Entrepreneurial Success ( via Forbes )

Seven (7) Steps to Entrepreneurial Success

Everyone is familiar with a BHAG: A Big Hairy Audacious Goal. It’s a type of strategic business plan that focuses an organization on a shoot for the moon outcome designed, by dint of its desirability, to serve as a catalytic agent to engage the hopes (and energies) of rank-and-file workers. Theoretically, a BHAG helps workers ignore how aggressively they are being pushed to perform by guys in corner offices; an opiate…

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Added by Jason Roberts on September 20, 2012 at 4:40pm — 1 Comment

Do You Need To Be A Jerk To Be A Successful Entrepreneur?

Source: Do You Need To Be A Jerk To Be A Successful Entrepreneur?

I recently read Ben Austen’s WIRED article about Steve Jobs, which prompted me to put together my thoughts about the tradeoffs of being a successful entrepreneur. Austen’s article draws a…

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Added by Jason Roberts on September 18, 2012 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Google for Entrepreneurs

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Google for Entrepreneurs has programs all over the world to foster entrepreneurship, empowering the next generation of innovators to be successful.
Whether it is...
day-long mentorship events for small businesses owners, 
sponsoring Startup Weekend to double their presence around the world, 
free…
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Added by Jason Roberts on September 18, 2012 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Class: Perfecting the Pitch that Raises Your Seed Round ( via SkillShare)

David Tisch

Angel Investor, BoxGroup

About David Tisch

For two years, I was the Director of TechStars NYC, where I worked with early stage technology companies through both advising and seed stage investments.

I also do angel investing through the BoxGroup in…

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Added by Jason Roberts on September 12, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments

The First 20 Days on StreetJelly (and my favorite moment so far)

StreetJelly.com went live on August 15th, 2012!  StreetJelly is a streaming music website for live performances.  Here is a run down how the first twenty days have gone, which have been nothing short of amazing.  First though, we are grateful for all the new artists and viewers on the site.  We really appreciate everyone for helping spread the word, "liking" us on…

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Added by Frank Podlaha on September 4, 2012 at 1:51pm — 1 Comment

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