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Stop Thinking Like A Startup

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Startups are businesses that make money. Otherwise they're hobbies. Expensive ones.
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"Startups are businesses that make money. Otherwise they're hobbies. Expensive ones."

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The Lost Art Of Letter Writing And Other Things That Don't Scale

The Lost Art Of Letter Writing And Other Things That Don't Scale | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Building "slow community" one hand-written letter at a time.
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The Virtue of Community And The Selfishness of Crowds

The Virtue of Community And The Selfishness of Crowds | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Audiences will consume your product, but will never help you achieve meaningful growth. Here's why you should put community-building first.
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The Three Tools Of An Instant Expert

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There are many ways to become an expert. The fastest is to acknowledge what you know is rare and valuable.
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Upworthy and The Secret Architecture of Success

Upworthy and The Secret Architecture of Success | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are success architects who build castles brick by brick. Upworthy's rise to fame was built on a very solid foundation.
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Six Startup Lessons You Can Learn From Singapore

Six Startup Lessons You Can Learn From Singapore | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Here's why Singapore is one of history's most successful startup enterprises.
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Cofounder Chemistry

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Call it bromance, or just good fortune. Be glad when you have it. The right co-founder makes all the difference in the world.
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Four Reasons Why Rappers Are Like Startup Founders

Four Reasons Why Rappers Are Like Startup Founders | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Your favorite rapper has a lot in common with most startup founders. Heres why.
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What Sore Knees Taught Me About The Power Of Simple Solutions

What Sore Knees Taught Me About The Power Of Simple Solutions | StartupTips | Scoop.it
It's breathtaking what a bag of ice has done for my mood, outlook and physical well-being.
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Everything You Do Is Content Marketing

Everything You Do Is Content Marketing | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Content marketing for your startup is anything you choose to share with the public. Authentic and from the heart beats polished.
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Your startup journey is a story. It deserves to be shared. Everything you do is content marketing.

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Why Entrepreneurs Need Pharell's Happiness Hypnosis

Why Entrepreneurs Need Pharell's Happiness Hypnosis | StartupTips | Scoop.it
We could all use a little dose of happiness hypnosis.
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Bring Donuts: The Secret To Effective Customer Development

Bring Donuts: The Secret To Effective Customer Development | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Sweet pastries and thick skin are your best tools when practicing "shoe leather" customer development and talking to strangers.
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What Your Startup Can Learn From A Lemonade Stand

What Your Startup Can Learn From A Lemonade Stand | StartupTips | Scoop.it
When people are thirsty, sell them a tall refreshing glass of lemonade served with a smile.
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How My Startup Mentor Taught Me To Think Like a Caterer

How My Startup Mentor Taught Me To Think Like a Caterer | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Startup advice comes from all sources. Sometimes the most unlikely people have the most to offer.
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Where do you look for advice?

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Why Lazy People Are The Most Innovative

Why Lazy People Are The Most Innovative | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Sometimes lazy people are the smartest, most innovative of us all. Doing less can be supremely satisfying.
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Three Reasons Hero Worship Is Toxic To Entrepreneurship

Three Reasons Hero Worship Is Toxic To Entrepreneurship | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Resist the temptation to chase other people's dreams. The hero tales you hear are almost all lies.
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Don't be blinded by hero stories. They're mostly lies.

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Three Ways To Use Controversy In Your Public Relations

Three Ways To Use Controversy In Your Public Relations | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Controversy sells. Put it to work for your startup.
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Study Finds Misfits, Truants and Trouble-Makers Are Most Likely To Succeed As Entrepreneurs

Study Finds Misfits, Truants and Trouble-Makers Are Most Likely To Succeed As Entrepreneurs | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Teenage rebellion often paves the way for disruptive innovation, according to new research published by The Wall Street Journal. Bad boys (and girls) are just entrepreneurs in training.
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Uncomfortable Is The New Normal: Five Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Uncomfortable Is The New Normal: Five Tips For Young Entrepreneurs | StartupTips | Scoop.it
Gert used to being uncomfortable. It's the sign you're on the right track as an entrepreneur. But realize it's a feeling that will last.
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To be uncomfortable--overwhelmingly so--is the first step on the road to success as an entrepreneur. 

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