Startup Digest

Young Entrepreneurship

November 11, 2016

Hello Young Entrepreneurs! 

This week I wanted to highlight a few common myths about Entrepreneurship. Your DREAMS may be closer than you think!

Please feel free to reach out to me! Would be great to hear your stories and thoughts on the digest (my email is below). If you could share your thoughts via this google survey it would be much appreciated! 

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Here's to you! Please enjoy, I hope you are inspired by this week's collection! 

Young Entrepreneurship Startup Digest is curated by:
Chas Pulido

Chas Pulido - Founder & CEO @ Crcl Inc.

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Quotes of the Week

Multiple -

“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else.” -Sam Walton

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” -Colin Powell

“The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.” -Benjamin Jowett

Tip of the Week

Forest Linden -

“Help people. Help when you’re happy. Help when you’re tired, and even help without attachment to getting anything in return. Keep on helping people towards a better life, straight through to your marketing. If you do this, you’ll create a marketing approach that’s based on “help marketing,” and you’ll have a business that’s never short on customers.” –Forest Linden

How to Get Startup Ideas

Paul Graham -

So you really want to start a company, but are waiting for that one awesome idea! The myth here is that ideas pop up out of nowhere! Paul Graham teaches us that the best ideas are all around us, but you need to learn how to find them.

There are not such things as Super Founders!

Adam and Jordan Bornstein -

In this article there are 22 traits that make great leaders. The common misconception is that you have to have them all. There is not such thing as a super founder. Everyone has weaknesses. This is why teams are built. A great team balances each other's weaknesses.

5 Practical Ways to Deal With Entrepreneurial Stress

Amy Vetter -

Entrepreneurship is stressful! Most people think its freeing working for yourself. It can be, but it can also be hard being your own boss. Hear are a few ways to make entrepreneurship a bit less stressful!

Graphic of the Week

Kim Lachance Shandrow -

A common myth that has recently with Silicon Valley been proven to be an exception is you can't be extremely successful as a young person. You have to have decades of experience to run a company and have influence. Here are 8 CEO's who prove this completely false!

Video of the Week

Chris Anderson -

Learn from the Founder of TEDx Chris Anderson on how to be great at public speaking! The myth that these extraordinary founders are naturally gifted speakers is false. Chris teaches us all how to present like Steve Jobs.

Remember operator billing?

Operator billing was once thought to be the perfect mobile commerce platform. But for various reasons, it failed to pick up traction. Learn why, and find out about the new future of m-commerce, here.

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