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Silicon Valley's Impact On Teens

My mind has been rattling around these two posts for months. It came to the forefront again after this tweet from my friend Tiffany Zhong. I have some thoughts. But before I dig into that, let me set the base. My first startup was at the age of 18. I'm…

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10 Years in Startupland

10 years. It's safe to say that a single year at a startup is equivalent to several at a big company, and I've got to be real with you, I feel it. Since my very first startup in 2007, in a basement (cliché, I know), I've been on the grind.…

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Valuing Startup Experience

*This post was written for and originally appeared on Inc, which you can [view here](* Picture this. Two identical candidates walk into your office for a job interview. The only difference between the two candidates is that one has a resume full of…

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Gender Imbalance, Not Bias

I've been trying to avoid the discussion of gender and technology. Really trying. As with most delicate topics, there's a lot of strong opinions, which typically means it's better to walk away. It's not that I didn't have an opinion on the topic, it's just that I wasn't sure how…

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Hacking Serendipity

Last week wrapped up the latest installment of MozCon, our annual user conference. Out of all of the amazing content, one thing has been lingering in my mind over the weekend and into today. During Rand's keynote, he touched on the idea of 'Investing in Serendipity', which was originally coined…

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Perception Wins Today

It's all just a game. It's a game that you've got to play to win or sit back and watch as others run circles around you. It's the game of perception, and it drives careers, both for better and for worse. I'd say it's more prevalent in the startup world…

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Trending Upwards

I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. You read things like this, and it stops you dead in your tracks. Often, we get so wrapped up in everything we have to do that we tend to forget why we’re doing it. We end up 5 or 10…

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