Real talk about startups and VC

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6NpHbMFaQ8&feature=player_embedded] Before I watched this interview I knew Chris Sacca was a big player in Venture Capital and that he was a popular guy in the valley, now I can see why. For being so successful I don’t think someone gets any more down to earth. Im sure that there is another whole lavish side
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Selling Ketchup popsicles

..to women wearing white gloves, as the saying goes, should be just another day at the office for a polished salesman. Selling is a prehistoric art, before there was a wheel or a lightbulb people were selling each other to literally put food on the table. There is no getting around it, if your in
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What would Steve do?

If Steve Jobs were 22 and about to finish university what would he do? I know, if it was his real life he wouldn’t still be in college and he’d already have started to build one of the most famous brands on the planet. Let’s pretend he didn’t. He instead partially succumb to the voices
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The Power of Why

From about age 3 we start questioning everything. Our curiosity¬†of the world is bursting at the seems and there isn’t enough answers out there to satisfy us (until we discover google). But what happens to that curiosity? As we get older we just start accepting things for what they are without question. In general we
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Fascination, where it comes from.

People I find fascinating include: Will Smith, Mark Zuckerberg, Sean Parker, Jack Dorsey etc.. Brands I find fascinating include: Nike, Apple, Scotch & Soda, Bang & Olufsen, Toms, Red Bull etc.. Before knowing much about what triggers fascination it’s easy to see that popularity and success must be part of it. Just because those adjectives
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Career “Hacking”: Step 1

The idea of building a personal online presence has been apparent to me for a while now. Although beyond a passive twitter presence and linkedin profile I have been basically non existant. This was mainly because I found it hard to narrow down to a specific field. Michael Ellsberg wrote an amazing article in Forbes
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