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Popular around the web this week includes how Biz Stone’s biggest mistake spawned Twitter, questions you can ask your boss that can make or break your career, tips for entrepreneurs who hate sales and how one entrepreneur advanced his career from Pizza boy to CEO.
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1. 10 Productivity Tips from a Blue-Collar Genius
Imagine a fifty-something man in a blue long-sleeve shirt, the cuffs unbuttoned, his knuckles thick and coarse. He’s on the side of the road, quibbling over a stack of used cinder blocks with…read more
2. The myth of the brainstorming session: The best ideas don’t always come from meetings
Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website. He told me a bit about the site and asked if I could help think of something..read more
3. Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network
Succeeding in business is all about making connections. While we at the Virgin Group have never hired anybody whose job description was limited to making internal and external contacts…read more
4. The 4 Most Effective Ways Leaders Solve Problems
With as many problems as we are all faced with in our work and life, it seems as if there is never enough time to solve each one without dealing with some adversity along the way. Read more
5. My First Job: From Pizza Delivery Boy to CEO
It’s a miracle I survived my first job. In 1972, at the age of 16, I finally got that most coveted of possessions for a teenage boy growing up in the ‘burbs: my driver’s license. Seeking to monetize my..read more
6. The Accident That Changed My Priorities: One Entrepreneur’s Story
After reading Getting Things Done, an influential time-management guide, I was equipped with strategies for tackling tasks and ready to conquer the world. I’d pile my plate high with projects..read more
7. Six Lessons for Building Startup Communities From the Founders of 1 Million Cups
Cities across the country are eager to build or strengthen their startup communities. They recognize that entrepreneurs thrive when they live in a supportive environment. And when entrepreneurs…read more
8. 8 Questions To Ask Your Boss That Can Make Or Break Your Career
Think about it: You probably only hear from your boss when a) you royally screwed up, b) you majorly kicked ass or c) it’s performance review time. Feedback from your supervisor is what you crave..read more
9. 11 Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Hate Sales
11 successful entrepreneurs give advice on how to best make peace in their salesperson role. An introverted entrepreneur? Yes, they exist. Not all people love selling all the time. But as a startup founder, that’s usually…read more
10. How Biz Stone’s Biggest Mistake Spawned Twitter
“The first, second, third company I went to work for, somehow I screwed them all up. Doing startups is all about making mistakes,” Biz Stone nervously admitted onstage at the New Context…read more