Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

Small Business and Startups: Why Transparency Matters

Mike | March 16th, 2015

What we got here, is a failure. To communicate. Profound words from a film, that in retrospect, feels a bit dated and quaint. In the Paul Newman classic, “Coolhand Luke,” the antagonist uses those words to control the prisoners who are his charges, and those words usually communicate the punishment that is to follow. In […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #260 – Fresh Baked Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | March 13th, 2015

Those of us who commute to work every day often find ourselves gazing at the people around us. Well, the photojournalist Rebecca Davis turned her gaze on the people she saw on her commute, on the NYC subway. She’s turned the still images into a powerful and moving video, that captures the everyday ennui of our […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #259 – Beaucoup de Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | March 6th, 2015

What could possibly be wrong with a a dancing traffic light? Have a look at how they rock the pedestrian crossings in Portugal! OK, already – stop dancing and tune back in, because it is now officially time for our weekly Roundup! Here are a mess of great links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #258 – Whole Buncha Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | February 27th, 2015

In honor of last week’s Best-Picture-Oscar-winning  film, Birdman, I thought you might enjoy a short video of the original Bird. Man. Alright, enough of our fine feathered friends, because it is now officially time for our weekly Roundup! Here are a slew of great links and articles we shared with you over the past week on our  crowdSPRING Twitter account (as well […]

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5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Supreme Court

Mike | February 23rd, 2015

Spring is almost here and after this loooong and coooold one we are actively looking for the signs. Soon the green shoots will appear, the early migrating birds will be sighted, the street corners will reappear from under the piles of drab gray snow and ice and the Supreme Court will begin to issue decisions […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #257 – Fresh Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | February 20th, 2015

I’ve written before about things that entrepreneurs can learn from children but, before I saw this video, I had no idea what dancers can learn from babies. This little one is brimming with talent and creativity and I hope that scouts from the Bolshoi, The Joffrey Ballet and, the New York City ballet are watching! […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #256 – Great Freakin Resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | February 13th, 2015

Besides wanting to know what exactly is in her mom’s mouth, we also want to know where this little cutie Scarlett learned everything there is to know about identifying typefaces. This is a skill every designer can use, so I recommend watching this adorable  girl strut her stuff! So… it’s time now for “the chickening,” aka our weekly […]

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Small Business and Startups: What Type of Boss Are You?

Mike | February 9th, 2015

I like to think of myself as a benevolent boss – guiding the team with a wise and gentle hand. Except on those occasions when I am not. Day-to-day I don’t think a great deal about the bossing-style I practice, but when I do take time to reflect, I realize that I have some very serious shortcomings […]

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Small Business and Startups: What I am Using Now (5 Free Tools!)

Mike | February 2nd, 2015

As a manager of a small, online business I wear a whole range of hats: I supervise marketing, customer service, engineering, business intelligence, HR, and operations (among other things). My days are full, my hours are long, and my budget is ever limited. Like all of us, I am constantly looking for money-savers and productivity-boosters and […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #254 – Sweet, Sweet resources for Small Business, Startups, and Design!

Mike | January 30th, 2015

Computer viruses are a huge threat to business large and small – one small infection can lead to a widening crack in the cyber-door to our businesses. Same goes for viruses of the medical kind and last week we saw what happens when large numbers of people choose to forego their children’s vaccinations. Measles, anyone? […]

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