CTEK to grant over $600K to non-profits helping entrepreneurs – deadline 11/30!

The TLDR version: If you are a non-profit with a mission to help entrepreneurs, apply for a grant from CTEK by November 30, 2017 for grants up to $600K!   The longer version: Before Techstars even existed, I got plugged into the entrepreneurial scene in Colorado through a small accelerator called CTEK.   I was …

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Shel Silverstein’s boundless genius and the eclipse

Shel Silverstein is a hero of mine, his writing always speaks to me with its multi-layered meanings, rhyme, and rhythm.  I think it's hard enough having to write something with substance, but when you add rhythm and rhyme to it, it becomes genius. Given today's eclipse, it would be àpropos to share his poem "A …

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An unusual place to have a transformational experience

Last year I purposefully and deliberately got punched in the face, multiple times. Let me explain. I had been looking for inspirations in my workouts, and a friend of mine David Mandell convinced me to sign up for a charity boxing match called Founder Fights. It was designed for tech founders who had never boxed …

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