Category Archives for Entrepreneurship

Asana is to 2012 what Microsoft was to 1982

OK, I’ll admit it. I’m an Asana fanboy. I’ve used a bunch of stuff to track personal and professional projects over the years. David Allen’s GTD plug-in for Outlook back in the day. Basecamp. RememberTheMilk. Various story tracking apps. While … Continue reading

31. March 2012 by Jon
Categories: Disruption, Entrepreneurship, Inspiration | 7 comments

The Connection between Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship

I’ve been thinking a lot on these topics lately. In part in preparation for tomorrow’s talk on the topic at the EO Alchemy conference. In part because what we’re doing at RG Labs intersects all three of these areas very … Continue reading

20. October 2011 by Jon
Categories: Education, Entrepreneurship, RG Labs | 15 comments

Companies I’m psyched about helping

Right now something that feels like about 98% of my waking hours goes into helping to building RG Labs. However, from time to time I come across companies that I feel are doing special things and have taken advisory roles … Continue reading

18. September 2011 by Jon
Categories: Education, Entrepreneurship | 5 comments

11 (More) Must-Read Articles on Building World-Class Teams

Here’s a follow-up article to “21 Must-Read Articles on Building World-Class Teams“, a post I wrote about six weeks ago. Enjoy! (As always, I should mention in passing that if you’re interested in being a part of world-class team, RG … Continue reading

10. July 2011 by Jon
Categories: Entrepreneurship, RG Labs | 5 comments

21 Must-Read Articles on Building World-Class Teams

Capital and talent tend be found in inverse proportions. When capital is scarce, talent is, at least in a relative sense, somewhat abundant. Now, when capital for start-ups is relatively abundant, hiring a world-class team can be quite challenging. There … Continue reading

21. May 2011 by Jon
Categories: Entrepreneurship, RG Labs | 6 comments

The Hardest Working People on the Planet

As entrepreneurs working hard is a given (if you want to be successful that is). Of course, there’s always a question of just what truly is working hard. I’ve found that most entrepreneurs, if compared to the average office worker … Continue reading

30. December 2009 by Jon
Categories: Entrepreneurship, Inspiration | 28 comments

Presentations for entrepreneurs from my eduFire classes

As many of you know I’ve been teaching a series of courses related to entrepreneurship on eduFire. I wanted to post links here to some of the presentations I’ve used in case you find them helpful. Enjoy! A Decade’s Worth … Continue reading

18. December 2009 by Jon
Categories: eduFire, Entrepreneurship | 13 comments

Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.

There are two kinds of “quit” in this world. There’s the smart quit. The one where you know you’re not doing the right thing with your life. The kind of one David Allen did. The one that intuitively feels right … Continue reading

17. December 2009 by Jon
Categories: Entrepreneurship, Inspiration | 30 comments

Build your entrepreneurial confidence. Try these tips on for size.

Entrepreneurship is hard. You’re going to go through moments where you feel like you’re on top of the world. And then you’re going to experience moment when you think the world is going to come to an end. And often … Continue reading

20. November 2009 by Jon
Categories: Entrepreneurship, Inspiration | 13 comments

A dozen of the best start-up pitches on the Web

One of the best ways to prepare yourself to pitch your company is to watch other people pitch theirs. Here are a dozen of the best “start-up” pitches I could find (watching people pitch established companies is, in general, not … Continue reading

13. November 2009 by Jon
Categories: Entrepreneurship | 19 comments

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