entrepreneurship

Beauty Can Be Brutal

It’s easy for an entrepreneur to fall in love with a new idea, before any of the details are known. What makes some entrepreneurs successful is that they stay in love, even after the details reveal themselves. The new idea might be a new piece of software, or a new Read more…

By seiden, ago
communication

Just Ask

I’m learning that results come faster when I stop saying things and start asking things. I’m also learning that I get into less trouble (at work and at home), and am able to make my fewer statements more impactful. What if you’re worried that your question might be a dumb Read more…

By seiden, ago
branding

Get Nude, Not Naked

Being authentic—or, having an “authentic brand”—does not mean letting it all hang out. Letting it all hang out is certainly one form of authenticity, but it’s not the only form. By way of an analogy, being stark naked is not the only form of undress. Nudity is also undress. The Read more…

By seiden, ago
entrepreneurship

Is This Courage?

I was under this misconception that courage feels like being the strongest person in the world. Not sure why I thought that. The times I’ve needed courage, being the strongest person in the world wouldn’t’ve mattered. In those situations there was no way out, no light at the end of Read more…

By seiden, ago
entrepreneurship

The Awful Truth About Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are bulls. We’re focused, we’re not subtle, and we’re optimistic about our economic fortunes. As part of our bullishness, we tend to believe a noble truth about ourselves. We tell ourselves things like: I make these sacrifices because I truly believe I’m making the world a better place. Meanwhile, most Read more…

By seiden, ago