Why you want hard problems and not difficult ones

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Who doesn’t like a good challenge? I sure do. I love immersing myself in a problem and working hard to tunnel through its complexities to find a solution. But, what makes a problem a good one to solve? Which problems should you avoid wasting time with, and which are worth jumping into to start your next wild ride? Over…
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9 Ways to start learning about (or investing in) startups and entreprenuers

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“I’m looking to start investing in (and learning about) startups. Where should I start?” I get this question a lot, so I figured a blog post may the optimal way to answer it moving forward. Of course, it goes without saying that investing in – well – anything really, comes with its own sets of…
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Work. Life. Love. Balance. Stories From Startup Folk

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I saw this article posted by a friend on FB by Scott Weiss a VC at Andreessan Horowitz called Success at work, Failure at home.  To me pulling back the curtains behind a life, relationship or personality allows us to see the truth: that there is no such thing as the “perfect life” to aspire to. Instead we are…
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What a company manifesto means to me and what I would expect it to accomplish

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A Manifesto reveals the strengths and values within a company, and does so in a way that decreases the number of complex decision making hurdles for its employees in the day-to-day. The manifesto will be “the bible” (though only a page) of reasons that lead a team without a need for individual leaders to be present, and can help create the next generation…
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Erec Makes A Fire: A Children’s Book About Entrepreneurism

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Erec Makes a Fire was successfully funded on Kickstarter! Thanks for all your support. What is the book about? Erec Makes a Fire is a story of how a group of kids stumble upon a cave covered in ancient writings depicting the story of how a unique young cave boy (Erec) accidentally created his first great invention,…
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