Startup Metrics for Pirates View more presentations from Dave McClure.
Using Processing with Google Spreadsheets. The advantages of using Google Spreadsheets as a database.
I’ve been working on a health visualization application for a Practice Fusion-sponsored developer competition as a side project, at first as an easy way to learn JQuery and build something cool, but it has turned into something much more valuable. It has really allowed me to see how much can be done with leveraging all the open data out there. With some clever front end engineering to visualize health data and action steps to really take charge of your health, we can really revolutionize personal health through technology. Smart phones... Read The Rest →
10 business models that rocked 2010 – by @nickdemey (boardofinnovation.com) View more presentations from Board of Innovation (BOI).
In one word, it’s REVENUE. How are your marketing dollars being turned into real world revenue and profit. This is why I think it is so important to have a “Growth Hacker” on your team. I think I’m borrowing this term from Sean Ellis.. in fact I know I am. In the growth phase of a startup, its essential that you have a person on your marketing team that is wiling to get his hands dirty, test ideas, fail and iterate. They should be metrics driven with an intense focus... Read The Rest →
Found this interesting thread on Quora. Every entrepreneur should read it. Took me about an hour to get through it all. http://www.quora.com/Startups/What-would-the-ideal-web-technology-start-up-team-be-composed-of Here’s an exerpt The best way for me to clarify my point is to say there are A, B, & C players. A startup with C players in any function has issues and should get right of that person. The question here is where do you have to have A players and where can get by with B players that are good, committed, deliver but are not rockstars?... Read The Rest →
INFLUENCERS FULL VERSION from R+I creative on Vimeo. Now how do we apply this stuff to mindfulness.
Im not a Buddhist. I just look and act like one. “Buddhism does not accept a theory of God, or a creator. According to Buddhism, one’s own actions are the creator, ultimately. Some people say that, from a certain angle, Buddhism is not a religion but rather a science of mind. Religion has much involvement with faith. Sometimes it seems that there is quite a distance between a way of thinking based on faith and one entirely based on experiment, remaining skeptical. Unless you find something through investigation, you do... Read The Rest →