A story can be told in a two-minute news clip or in a two-hour movie. Stories are told around campfires, at the dinner table, and in magazines. Stories are part of our everyday life. It’s a universal language that connects people.
We’ve all heard about billion dollar corporations that got started in a garage: Two Stanford graduates rented a garage as they developed a little internet search engine known as Google; Walt Disney’s first film was born in his uncle’s garage; Amazon was developed as an online bookstore right in the creator’s garage in Washington.
Although these stories are inspiring and encouraging, they are often the exception and only part of the story. The exception because most startups fail when built in isolation, and part of the story because the connections made after the ideation phase aren’t glamorous details in the story. [Read more…] about Why StartUps Fail in Isolation
When your schedule is jammed packed and your to-do list is a mile long, do you reach for your phone or a notebook? If it’s the latter, keep reading. [Read more…] about 16 Top Apps for Increasing Your Productivity
My oldest son is an Army Officer in the Infantry. As an Infantry Officer, he has the opportunity to attend Ranger school which is one of the toughest programs the military offers. Within the first couple of hours of arriving to Camp Rogers, ranger students begin a 61 day journey where they suffer through hunger, extreme physical pain and emotional/mental stress. All of this is an attempt to bring out the very best in themselves in pursuit of leading the men and women who protect our country. It’s humbling and remarkable. [Read more…] about How Launchers Lead the Way
Too busy to pursue your passionate idea? Not necessarily.
Sometimes, all you need to do is refine your approach. Give these four tips some consideration as you work to seize control of your time. [Read more…] about How to Find Time to Work on Your Idea