The rest of his life defined by a missed quarter? Few people understand just how difficult it is to be an entrepreneur.

Disappearing into the Fire | Jerry _

one of the greatest blog posts written about entrepreneurship. it’s almost four years old now and its getting better with age.

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Solid stuff here for the entrepreneurial.

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Failing to make bold choices. That’s how you fail. You start to only focus on incrementalism instead of making bold choices.
— Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO http://pando.com/2013/12/05/how-twitters-ceo-closes-deals/ (via wmougayar)
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They called it “Silicon Alley,” a clumsy play on words meant to evoke an East Coast urban version of the California place where microchips made fortunes grow and digital devices work. It was a marketing play really, designed to lure public funding and convince established business to locate in New York. But the term was always flawed.

i hate the term silicon alley and always have. it is so wannabe. uggghhhh

Venture Labor: How Ambition, Technology And Opportunity Trumped The Career Ladder In 1990s New York - Forbes

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It was a special time to be in NYC.

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Hunter S Thompson photographed by Al Satterwhite, who is currently working on a photo project titled, Hunter Thompson: The Cozumel Diary.


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fred-wilson:

#backedit

kickstarter:

Hunter S Thompson photographed by Al Satterwhite, who is currently working on a photo project titled, Hunter Thompson: The Cozumel Diary.

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Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.
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Love this…need to practice it more.

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