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5 Steps To Keep A Founder Dispute From Tanking Your Startup

Founder disputes are one of the top reasons why startups fail. It has been written about, reported on, and even made into an infographic. Co-founding a startup is like getting married. You go from spending some time together, to spending all your time together, in a small space, and sharing your finances. On top of that, creating a business

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DVLPING the environment for entrepreneurs

5:30- wake up 6:20- First cup of joe recap world news 6:45- 30 mins of 4DX ( suggested reading ) 7:10- 45 mins educational development content 7:55- Research trends and competitive advantages 8:30- DVLPER     This is my routine. How do you start your day?   Being an entrepreneur is not easy but this

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When your charity efforts are starving

Hello there you world-shattering, dent-in-the-Universe-making YOU! I might not know exactly what you are working on these days, but I know it’s epic. I also know you are working on creating social change with your business by having a charitable component blended into your model (I know that because you are reading THIS). And… while

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5 STEPS TOWARDS YOUR MISSION/VISION/FOCUS/IMPACT STATEMENTS

So you want to start a philanthropic effort for your business? You want to create positive change in the world?   NOT chasing the bottom line for 5 minutes feels awesome, but then what? Starting something is often both exciting and daunting, without mentioning that (as the Buddhist saying goes) you still need to “chop wood

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A Brand Without a Cause

The Trump administration has long been vocal about their desire to see the Johnson Amendment (the one that prohibits tax-exempt organizations from endorsing or opposing political candidates), repealed. It is one of the pillars of our government, and a way to protect the religious freedom of everyone in this country from having to subscribe to

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3 Strategies for Improving Your Business from The Inside

All businesses, especially startups, are constantly looking for ways to improve. Whether they’re refining established processes or innovating brand new products and services, everyone is looking to improve. Here are a few things that you can implement to improve your workings from the inside. Collect feedback from everyone. While customer feedback is important, it’s only

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Great Business Card Designs

Paul & Marigold Business Card by Foreign Policy Aborígens Barcelona by toormix The Kettle Black Cafe by Pop & Pac Personal Business Card II by Marcin Usarek 2015 Tu Design Office Business Card by Tu Min Shiang J.H. | Visual identity & business cards by Denis Mallet Summer business card by Maxime Archambault Don’t Try

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Start-up and Start-good

A quick search on “What’s the percentage of Millennials starting companies?” brings a slew of results ranging from “62% have considered starting their own business” to Bloomberg’s wet-blanket advice of “Millennials, you can’t afford a startup; it’s time to get a job!” That’s the full spectrum between idealist energy and conservative cynicism. Where should you

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Gamers and Entrepreneurs Have More in Common Than You Think

What comes to mind when you think of gamers? How about when you think of entrepreneurs? If you’re like most people, the two mental images seem very different- largely due to stereotypes. Many individuals stereotypically think of entrepreneurs as being these larger-than-life figures that do things that “ordinary” folk can’t. While it’s undeniably true that