Tag: success

Entreporn: learning vs doing vs wasting time

Entreporn: learning vs doing vs wasting time – swombat.com on startups. While a bit harsh, this article has some “truth” in it in my opinion. I say “truth” because as the article outlined, truth is subjective. I often tire of articles explaining how to run your business in the best way. What defines the best […]

Posted: July 19, 2012

Selling your company doesn’t make you happy

Like most entreprenuers, I believed I needed to sell a company for a pile of cash in order to be successful. I’m not sure why I felt like this. I believe it was related to reading about acquisitions in the news and blogosphere. You’d see a photo of a smiling entreprenuer and read about the […]

Posted: June 06, 2012

Achieving overnight success: Kevin Systrom

Achieving overnight success: Kevin Systrom. This is a really appropriate article given the timing. Many people are ‘inspired’ by Instagram’s seemingly overnight success but it falls into the same category as just about every assumed quick success we’ve read about: it definitely wasn’t overnight. Sure there are coincidences that may contribute to a rapid succession […]

Posted: May 08, 2012

Just do it

Just do it. This is an encouraging brain dump to read. I think that although many of us have grown beyond high school we forget that the potential influences in that environment follow us for the rest of our lives. Even in our adult lives there are cliques, groups, and other gatherings of people that […]

Posted: May 04, 2012

Coding Horror: Buying Happiness

Coding Horror: Buying Happiness. While not a topic common to Monday By Noon, it’s not a topic I’d consider common to Coding Horror either, so I’ll take advantage and talk a bit about it. As it’s said, money is the root of all evil. I believe it is. It’s not just us as Americans that idolize […]

Posted: May 04, 2012