Startup Crisis Framework for the Wartime CEO
My friend Dave Parker made a great post called "The Startup Crisis Framework Applied" is too good to not share. Dave's been in the Seattle Startup scene for decades as a Founder, CEO, investor, and a mentor to many other startup founders as well as creator of The 6 Month
Is Your Home Office Costing You Business?
The home office is where a lot of entrepreneurs and startups begin for what I think are obvious reasons: it's at no cost and a safe place to build. You can take conference calls or meetings either at your desk or off-site at your favorite coffee shop and the flexibility
Why Entrepreneurs Should Write Things Down
Are you familiar with the Youtube rabbit hole where you watch one video that leads into the next and so on so forth and all of a sudden an hour has passed? I'm like that when it comes to reading articles. One article shares information from another *click*. The next
Bring Your Startup to Seattle
If you're living in Seattle you already know how great of a city it is. We're close to water in every which way, it's an easy drive into the mountains for any kind of hike you're looking for, and our tech scene is impressive--that means jobs. Even more impressive is
Why Entrepreneurs Should Practice Yoga
I go in phases with my yoga practice. I love a 30-day yoga challenge and sometimes extend it for another 30-60 days. Then I often stop making it a priority because I'd rather go for my morning run or because that extra 30 minutes of sleep is enticing, but it's
Is There Diversity in the Tech Workplace?
Diversity in the workplace looks incredibly different depending on the industry and certainly location of the company, but if you’re paying any attention to some of loudest niche markets out there, and definitely those supporting entrepreneurs, you’ll see that women are getting more noise than ever. While browsing for information about
Should You Be Focusing On Personal Branding?
In December we held an event at thinkspace about personal branding. Alec Mountain, Meetup host and Founder of Product Blitz, shared insight and tips about personal branding: "the brand you build around yourself and ultimately, the reputation people come to know and expect from you." Alec explained that reputation can
Inside startups with Founders Less Than Three: Speaker – Halley Suitt Tucker
You know when someone jokes that they have "done it all?" Halley Suitt Tucker could put Chief Everything Officer on her business card. Halley is currently living in Boston and writes for a living. You name it she writes it. Halley has been blogging for 10 years, went through Techstars, and is now writing books! Halley
Set Your Priorities Before You Start Your Business
So many entrepreneurs have it together. They own successful businesses but still spend time doing the things that they love; spending time with their family, working on their hobbies, or playing their favorite sport. Every once in a while I meet business owners whose families have fallen apart, they work
Growing Your Business
Starting a business can be tough stuff. It can take years to get your company to the level that you want it to be. But, once you’ve become confident in your business model and the way things are going for your current business, you may start thinking about expanding and