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Frank Gruber’s Book “Startup Mixology” Launches Today!

By | Jul 8, 2014 at 8:49 am

After wanting to write a book for over ten years, I can finally check that off my bucket list. Today is the official release of Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success, and I couldn’t be more excited. Thank…

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Spotted: ‘Startup Mixology’ in the Wild

By | Jun 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm

BOOM! Get your copy now at: http://t.co/H9WslUQJKZ #startupmixology #startup #book #techcocktail pic.twitter.com/UbyCsfGkAH — Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) June 24, 2014 In case you didn’t already know, our very own founder and CEO, Frank Gruber, wrote a book. Called Startup Mixology: Tech Cocktail’s Guide To Building,…

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#GIRLBOSS: If You’re a Badass and You Know It

By | May 6, 2014 at 10:24 am

Sophia Amoruso only got a real job so she could use the health insurance to fix a hernia. The first thing she ever sold online was stolen. And her 7th grade report card is littered with the comment “Chooses to disturb others.” “I looked…

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If You’re Approaching Burnout, Take a Careercation Now 

By | Apr 22, 2014 at 10:30 am

Get chapters of David Niu’s book Careercation: Trading Briefcase for Suitcase to Find Entrepreneurial Happiness for free starting today.  In 2012, BuddyTV cofounder David Niu bought a one-way ticket to New Zealand for himself, his wife, and his 10-month old daughter, Keira. He was…

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Arianna Huffington: It’s Time We Stop Glorifying Burnout

By | Apr 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

I first learned the word “burnout” in connection with starting up, when I heard about an entrepreneur who was experiencing it. But I only had a theoretical understanding of burnout until one day last month. A combination of sleep deficit, jet lag from Hong…

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4 Reasons Your Startup Might Be Stuck

By | Apr 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Barry J. Moltz’s “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again,” released on March 17. Who should read this book: Entrepreneurs who have had some success but can’t…

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Why Your Startup Should Be a Visual Organization: Interview with Phil Simon

By | Mar 19, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Next Monday, Phil Simon‘s sixth book, The Visual Organization, hits the shelves on Amazon. Last year, Simon told companies they needed big data with his book Too Big to Ignore; now, he’s telling them what to do with it – namely, visualize it. We’re not talking infographics…

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A Book in 5 Minutes: “Startup Boards” by Brad Feld and Mahendra Ramsinghani

By | Jan 3, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of “Startup Boards: Getting the Most Out of Your Board of Directors” by Brad Feld and Mahendra Ramsinghani, released on December 31, 2013. Who should read this book: Entrepreneurs who are looking to…

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A Book in 5 Minutes: “Remote: Office Not Required” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

By | Oct 29, 2013 at 9:00 am

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of  “Remote: Office Not Required” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, released on October 29, 2013. Who should read this: Companies or employees who are considering remote work or already doing it….

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A Book in 5 Minutes: “The Founder’s Dilemmas” by Noam Wasserman

By | Oct 14, 2013 at 11:00 am

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Noam Wasserman’s “The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup,” released March 31, 2013, by Princeton University Press.  Who should read this: Anyone considering founding a company,…

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A Book in 5 Minutes: “The Age of Context” by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

By | Sep 25, 2013 at 11:00 am

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of “The Age of Context” by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, released on September 25, 2013. Who should read this: Readers interested in the future of technology, including entrepreneurs who are hoping to…

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A Book in 5 Minutes: “The Year without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work”

By | Sep 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Scott Berkun’s “The Year without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work,” released on September 17, 2013. Who should read this: People who are interested in forward-thinking company culture, particularly a culture…

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A Book in 5 Minutes: “Startup CEO” by Matt Blumberg

By | Sep 5, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Matt Blumberg’s “Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business,” released on September 3, 2013 (part of Brad Feld’s Startup Revolution series). Who should read this: CEOs of startup companies,…

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A Comprehensive Guide to Startup Books: Part 2

By | Aug 30, 2013 at 2:39 pm

Yesterday, we presented Part 1 of our Comprehensive Guide to Startup Books, but we’re not done yet. Here’s Part 2 of the list we’ve compliled of the best startup books around, according to entrepreneures themselves. Mastering the VC Game: A Venture Capital Insider Reveals…