The latest articles for planning, building, and growing your startup
5 Leadership Lessons I Learned From The SEAL Teams Ripe For Any Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs aren’t average people. The average person doesn’t hedge their bets against the odds and zig while the rest of the flock chooses to zag. But having the courage and audacity to enter into an unknown market, create a brand new product or meet with new partners is exactly what leads to entrepreneurial success for the simple fact that an entrepreneur’s purpose defines them.
When Distraction is a Good Thing
Is distraction a curse or a blessing? Not giving full attention to what we should be doing makes us miss deadlines, fail classes, and crash into other drivers. Distraction certainly has a price. Nonetheless, we love our distractions! Social media, spectator sports, movies, books, TV shows, the news, video games – what would we do without them?
Tech Companies are Addicting People! But Should They Stop?
To understand technology addiction (or any addiction for that matter) you need to understand the Q-tip. Perhaps you’ve never noticed there’s a scary warning on every box of cotton swabs that reads, “CAUTION: Do not enter ear canal…Entering the ear canal could cause injury.” How is it that the one thing most people do with Q-tips is the thing manufacturers explicitly warn them not to do?
Breaking Up With A Client
One of the biggest perks of owning your own business is being able to say “no” to doing certain kinds of work.But what happens when you’ve already been working for a client for awhile, an over time the scope of the projects change to the point where you find yourself working on and doing things you didn’t want to be doing?
How to build a strong brand for your startup
As a design agency, we constantly meet companies that are immensely helped by their brand and companies that are hindered by their brands. Having a strong visual language is important, but branding should extend beyond images and reflect your company values in any situation. To help you as a startup build a strong brand and grow your business more effectively, we have put together some tips to get you started.
The Four Tenets of Bootstrapping a Tech Startup
Plunging yourself into the world of entrepreneurship and developing an idea into a thriving, profitable business is one of the most exciting and rewarding adventures anyone can embark on. But walking the road to startup success can also be one of the most stressful, nerve-wracking, and exhausting experiences too. One that, more often than not, ends in defeat and disappointment.