Archive | October, 2011

Boys

Boys have a tendency to get in trouble don’t they?   They have so much energy and such a giant curiosity.  Halloween and trick-or-treat will be happening tomorrow and you won’t find many girls waxing windows, doing “tricks” with eggs and Vaseline.  Those tasks will be designated by default to boys. Boys soon become almost men […]

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Pitching a VC: Why Financials Matter

I was once being pitched by a very smart entrepreneur who, when he got to the slide about his companies financials, said "I made all of this up, but here you have it." On the one hand, it was an pretty flippant approach to a relatively crucial aspect of his business. On the other hand, […]

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Ten Tips on How to Get the Entrepreneur X-Factor

To be successful as an entrepreneur, you don’t have to be a fabulous person, but it helps. Some people, and some entrepreneurs, have that something extra, like Simon Cowell is searching for on the X-Factor, that you can’t quite put your finger on. But the entrepreneurs that have “it” seem to be able to effortlessly […]

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$25 off Vacationist.com Coupon

There’s a new discount hotel & travel site out there, Vacationist.com, that has killer deals just like Jetsetter, my favorite daily deals travel site. Vacationist has a coupon for $25 off when you use my referral link (I also get $25 off as well). Check them out, I just saw a great deal for Fort […]

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10 Quotes That Tag You as a High Risk Entrepreneur

Every entrepreneur needs to be honest about their strengths and weaknesses, and realistic about their reasons for choosing the startup route. For any entrepreneur, even the best business opportunities, if entered for the wrong reasons, will likely fail. Some of these reasons seem obvious, so forgive me for restating, but I still hear them too […]

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New 20% Off Bonobos Coupon

Just saw another ad for a Bonobos coupon and wanted to share it with you. Get 20% off your order when you use the coupon code “bananas”. It doesn’t specify the expiration, but it’ll probably go soon. Remember to use my signup link to get $50 off your first order! Bonobos Coupon Code Read Original […]

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Heart and Soul vs. Talented Eagles

When evaluating the present, there may be gaps in success and failures.  Almost every failure or success is tied in some way to a person. (Could even be one’s self)  When the realization sets in that the person responsible does not have either the skill or the will, it becomes necessary to make tough decisions.  […]

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