My Mistake at Ground Zero, and the Business Lesson Learned

I left the most amazing opportunity of my life, helping at Ground Zero, to go back to work. What an idiot. What I saw that day (never before released pictures) why I left, and why it will never happen again.

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Startup Internships – the good, the bad and the signs to run screaming (he said, she said)

Want an internship with a startup? These two did. For one it was a virtual Disney movie of a job. For the other, Friday the 13th meets Groundhog’s Day. See what went wrong and what went right.

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Your Boss is Ready to Fail, Are You? Assess Your Startup Risk Tolerance

The odds of a new business succeeding are about the same as those of a new marriage—not great. But like newlyweds, entrepreneurs aren’t deterred by the likelihood of failure. In their minds, the risks associated with a startup are far outweighed by the rewards. Are they for you? Fear Itself For Jason Jacobs, founder of…

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Enough Already, Mute Your Co-workers (Friday fun)

Enough Already device mutes your TV to silence those celebrities you can’t stand. But what about in your office? I think there’s a bigger application there.

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The Trouble with Startup Business Plans

Are you struggling to write a business plan for your startup? I can’t imagine why. It’s not like every second of every minute of every day is already filled to the absolute brim with the details of working at your startup. What’s that you say? It is filled to the brim? Oh. Of course your…

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FREE Work for a Startup ebook – what you must know to get the job and succeed in it

Work for a startup – How to get a job in a startup, keep your startup job and know when it’s time to quit your startup job. Tips, tools and tricks to surviving a startup.

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Why Your New Startup Needs an Old School Press Release

Some experts say the Press Release is dead, journalist say otherwise. Learn why a press release is critical to your company’s communication plan.

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Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Boss – Recognize Your Boss? (Friday Fun)

Corporate America is filled with good bosses and bad bosses. Entrepreneurial startups are filled with quirky bosses. For a little Friday brain break, I give you this list of entrepreneur characteristics to watch out for. If your boss fits any of the profiles, never fear. I know a place offering two for one straitjackets; one…

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I’ve Gone Spelunking (and returned with tools for startups!)

Creepy, huh? I'm sure I can see a spider.

Really. Just not the spelunking you’re thinking of. This kind will help you survive your startup and your entrepreneur boss.

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Work for a Startup? 45 Guaranteed Ways to Impress an Entrepreneur

Impressing an entrepreneur is about more than just the work. Forty-five ways to impress the boss. (You know you want to!)

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