Category Archives for Personal Experiences & Lessons Learned

Lessons from Start-ups that Reach $100 Million in Revenue

Here’s a new report released from the Kauffman Foundation, one of America’s best sources for entrepreneur research. It’s called “Companies that Matter,” and focuses on recent

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We are Hardwired to Bond

I want you to view this slide deck for two reasons: one, you will enjoy it; two, you will learn something valuable. Before you view these slides that Tania Hartman arranged, ask yourself this question,

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Top 10 Happiest States to Live

Do you ever wonder if it really is greener somewhere else? According to Gallup research and fastcoexist.com, it could be. Here’s a list of the top ten and bottom ten states to live in based on emotional

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Smiling Makes You Feel Better

Scientists believe that smiling will actually make you happier. But researchers are debating whether it has be a genuine self-initiated smile or if forcing yourself to smile out of habit (which potentially

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6 Reasons Being Married To A Fellow Entrepreneur Rocks

Anson Sowby and his wife Ro Cysne are both entrepreneurs. In a world where 50% of startups fail within the first year he’s been accused of being crazy. Sowby has 6 solid reasons why despite the crazy

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Meg Hirshberg Columnist and Author on My Quest For the Best

Meg Hirshberg is a contributing editor for Inc. magazine whose regular column, “Balancing Acts”, examines the impacts of business on families. Her new book, For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide

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Words Matter, So How are You Doing with Yours?

Everybody Can Use a Pep Talk Kid President makes a strong case for everyone to hear his message. As you watch this video the first time, enjoy what he says and how he delivers it. The next time you watch

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Google Tests Interaction on Home Page – How Are You Experimenting?

This morning I found an unusual image of a snowy field with primitive video graphics on my Google Home page, and with no more exhortation, persuasion, or inducement, I clicked it out of curiosity. I wondered

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The Sacred Cow of Organizational Development Reaches an Inflection Point

What are the Next Steps for the MBTI in Corporate America?   Lillian Cunningham reported recently in the Washington Post how the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) has become one of the most influential

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SNL Opens with Tribute to Sandy Hook Victims

Saturday Night Live opened with a cappella version of “Silent Night” performed by the New York City Children’s Chorus in commemoration of the Newtown, CT tragedy last night.   It

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