Working in a startup is not glamorous. In fact, anyone that has told you that it’s easy and the days are full of ping-pong games, flex schedules and unlimited vacation is a sissy. More days than not, it’s difficult. I define difficult as incessant resistance. Every time I turn around resistance is showing it’s ugly … More Entrepreneurship isn’t for Sissies
This is a post I have been wanting to get out for a bit as I have witnessed business after business fail miserably with their vendors. Just so that we are all on the same page, what is a vendor? A vendor is a third party who provides a niche service to assist your company, … More How Businesses are Blowing it with their Vendors
Startup Weekend, a global grassroots business-launching event, is coming to back to Reno, Nevada for the second time on November 22-24, 2013 with one big change. The CEO and President of Startup Weekend, Marc Nager, will be attending the Reno event that weekend. There are many Startup Weekends happening around the world on that same … More Startup Weekend Reno Draws Global CEO
What does it take for a city to create an effective grassroots movement? I am not talking about a short-lived trend, a clique, a blip on the radar… I’m referring to a groundswell; a tectonic shift that forever moves the town. I just finished reading Startup Communities by Brad Feld, an entrepreneur-turned-venture-capitalist. Feld has spent … More A Grassroots Movement: Does Reno Have What it Takes?