Browsing Archive: March, 2011

Reid Hoffman's 10 Rules of Entrepreneurship -

Posted by Admin Admin on Monday, March 28, 2011, In : Entrepreneurship 
There are many good lists and ideas to consider for entrepreneurs.  The best advice I find come from serial entrepreneurs such as Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn.

What follows are some of his comments from the 2011 South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, he recited a list of 10 rules of entrepreneurship.   Hoffman, who is now a partner at venture firms Greylock Partners, cautioned that he “reserves the right” to change the list later on. But for now, here are his rul...
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Remember to Say Yes to Invitations

Posted by Admin Admin on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, In : Careers 
My friends know that I don't often attend morning or evening meetings.  My first priority is to support my family and be with them during the week, so I often say no to invitations to interesting events.   That said, this post from my friend and mentor, John Kobara (twitter @kekobara) posted a great article on his blog at is a great reminder to SAY YES.

"As I try to preach and practice: Make every effort to meet people. Go to events and gatherings with an open...

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John Fees John Fees is an entrepreneur, strategic marketing executive and business leader in the fields of affinity, collegiate and partnership marketing. During the course of his career, John has founded and led successful companies specializing in strategic marketing and media, affinity, partnership marketing and financial services. Currently, he serves as the co-founder & managing director of NGI Group. NGI Group is a large shareholder in portfolio companies including GradGuard, MassDrive & MyLifeProtected.