Startup culture is alternately romanticized and criticized. But the reasons why tend to rest on clichés and sweeping generalizations—collaborative workspaces and weekly happy hours on the one hand, amorphous management structures and insane hours on the other—that don’t often reflect the day-to-day realities.
- Uncertainty that breeds teamwork
- Experimentation is a necessity
- Startup culture isn’t limited to startups
- Change is felt by all–good, bad, or indifferent
Posts Across the Web
- What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Elon Musk [Fortune Magazine] – Finding a hobby you can profit off of, live off of, and one that can support your family. It’s about finding a line of work that gives you that “fire” in your belly, the passion project you dream about that will turn you into the next Elon Musk, who most certainly has a demanding professional life.
- Yelp falls 9% as Facebook tests local business reviews [USA Today] – Facebook is quietly testing a new feature that guides users to reviews of local businesses, heating up competition with Yelp andAngie’s List.
- 5 Ted Talks which every entrepreneur must watch [Entrepreneur.com] – In today’s time TED talk, a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) conference, events around the world have inspired entrepreneurs, business leaders, life coaches, marketing honchos, young and old leaders etc to create their own success story.
- 15 Best Business Books Of 2015 [Forbes] – Here are the top 15 business books of 2015