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Stop Viewing Work as ‘Trading Time for Money’

Instead, think like an entrepreneur About a month before I graduated college, it dawned on me that I needed to get a real job. Like, soon. Even though I had 22 years to process this fact, it still blindsided me. Perhaps a lifetime in an educational system built for the Industrial Age had done little […]
6:35 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Pesticide Contamination Is a Growing Cannabis Safety Concern

Marijuana’s continuing status as illegal under federal law makes the job of regulating it for consumer safety much harder. Pesticides and herbicides have been in the news recently, with the publication of a new JAMA Internal Medicine study, which suggests that people may be able to lower their overall risk of developing cancer by more frequently […]
7:42 PM GMT+0000 / November 9, 2018

7 Early-Stage Recruiting Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

By Alex P In the early days of your startup, there may be no decision you make as a founder that will be more critical than your initial hires. I’m talking about your first client engineers, server engineers, product managers, salespeople, designers, etc. If you hire the right people for these roles, your company, future employees, […]
12:36 PM GMT+0000 / November 9, 2018

Side Marketing: Blockchain Companies And Enterprises Are Using One Business To Grow Two

By Luke F Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah were studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and decided to enter a business contest, a moment that would soon forever change their lives. The two ended up becoming the semi-finalists in the competition—after graduating, the pair then went on to found Hubspot in 2006. Fast forward a […]
11:35 AM GMT+0000 / November 9, 2018

Next-Level Marketing Lessons From Kendrick Lamar

Here’s how to build your brand like the iconic hip-hop star. He’s won 119 awards from 288 nominations, including 12 Grammy Awards. He was the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize (for his 2017 album DAMN.), which has always gone to a classical or jazz artist. And he’s taken home a Cannes Lion and three Clios for his music videos. […]
6:14 PM GMT+0000 / November 8, 2018

Bad News Day for Bitcoin: It’s Destroying the World and Bank Accounts

You won’t believe how much energy it takes to get just $1’s worth. Even though cryptocurrencies technically have no physical presence, they really do a make a impact on the environment — and even could affect the amount of money people have in their accounts. From January 2016 to June 2018, the Oak Ridge Institute […]
6:36 PM GMT+0000 / November 6, 2018

With an Increase in Venture Capital Mega Deals, How Can Startups Stand Out?

While a great idea or product may put your emerging growth company in the running, breaking away from the crowd does take a significant amount of homework. According to Crunchbase, July 2018 “set a record for the number of nine-figure rounds raise worldwide.” There were 55 rounds accounting for around $15 billion in venture capital deal […]
3:12 PM GMT+0000 / November 5, 2018