How to achieve and maintain Inbox Zero

Working at TechStars comes with voluminous montains of email a day.  On an average day, I get north of 250 emails, most requiring some sort of response.  On a high-volume day (like during applicaiton cycle), I can get as many as 500 emails in one day. It's daunting.  And since I pride myself on responsiveness and follow-through, …

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The Value of the Zero (and why community matters)

I originally posted this for my friends over at BoulderStartup.org & Silicon Flatirons - they've been hugely supportive to the Boulder Startup Scene and I'm thrilled to be a resource to them.  Check them out! ****************************************************** Getting my entrepreneurial start – I was still in college.  I was riddled with student loan debt, I was eating …

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You’re most important investor is your….

...spouse. Investors invest cash and (hopefully) time into your company.  Their decision to invest in your venture is usually a business decision (unless you're friends, family, and fools cash).  However, your spouse invests cash (probably your savings), your house (2nd mortgage), your children's future education, his/her time with you, his/her sanity, and possibly the marriage...  …

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