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Gain Control of Your Email Without Losing Control of Your Life

June 25, 2013 by John Rydell

You know what really grinds my gears? People in business who don't respond to emails reliably, or who don’t even bother responding at all. In everyday life, being ignored can be a nuisance, but in business it’s just downright unproductive.[read more]

What to Do When a New Idea Strikes

June 24, 2013 by Garrett Moon

Ideas are a dime a dozen. It’s the execution that counts. How do you execute a new idea? How do you make the leap? It is not as easy as it sounds. Move too quickly and we risk wasting time on an idea that wasn’t very good. If we wait too long, the big moment, that perfect opportunity, will pass and the idea goes unnoticed.[read more]

Breather: Startup Providing "Zip Car" for Offices

June 17, 2013 by Steve King

Generally speaking, most users of touchdown spaces spend a limited amount of time per visit and choose the space based on proximity to where they going after touching down. At touchdown spaces users tend to do light work tasks (surfing the web, getting caught up on email, meeting prep) and/or meet with 1-3 other people and/or relax.[read more]

4 Most Popular Business Ventures

June 14, 2013 by Small Biz Bee

If you are considering starting a small business, there are a lot of options. Hundreds of thousands of new businesses are started in the United States every year. So, what are some of the most popular types of new businesses?[read more]

In Praise of Internet Exceptionalism

June 13, 2013 by Albert Wenger

Selling online, you can sell to an entire country or potentially the entire world. And someone visiting your online store but not buying will tend to result only in negligible cost--unless you invest heavily in realtime online consultation. So now what should you obsess about? Top line growth suddenly becomes hugely important.[read more]

Zen and the Art of Entrepreneurship: A Few Books I'm Reading

June 12, 2013 by Brad Feld

One of my favorite books of all times is Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. I read it every few years and recommend that every entrepreneur read it early in their journey.[read more]