Why startup teams need to celebrate the small wins

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Why startup teams need to celebrate the small wins

My husband and I started our wedding social network startup 10 months ago, and since then I’ve learned a lot that helps me stay grounded and focused. One of those things is this: If you don’t celebrate the small wins, you won’t have the motivation to go after the big ones. This week I thought […]

a poem for Maya Angelou, may 28th, 2014

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a poem for Maya Angelou, may 28th, 2014

I. I  was only 12 when my mother came to me with your book of poetry and all i could do was hide in my room and read it all   II. I did not know what a Phenomenal Woman was but later when I said I want to be a poet at least my […]

you can’t copy the soul of a company

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you can’t copy the soul of a company

Originally published on Thriving Blog Last weekend, my husband (CTO) and I sat in front of the television and watched Shark Tank, the intriguing show where entrepreneurs get their few minutes of fame and the chance to pitch in front of investors who can choose to fund them or not. As the co-founders of a […]

conquering my fear of an arranged marriage prepared me to be an entrepreneur

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conquering my fear of an arranged marriage prepared me to be an entrepreneur

originally published on Thriving Blog   As a startup entrepreneur, I am constantly asked this question: What’s your background and how did it prepare you to become an entrepreneur? Of course I expect people to ask and wonder, and I often wonder the same thing. While I think it’s just fine to have a great […]