This is an infographic about how many tries a person endured before succeeding. By Anna Vital (Co-Founder, Vash.co; Founder, Funders & Founders) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confessed on Charlie Rose recently that it took him 60 meetings to raise $1 million when he started Amazon. 60 sounds like a lot, but how about 300? That [...]
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Self-improvement books that have stood the test of time and usefulness: Never Eat Alone, Getting More & 4-Hour Workweek. By Julie Zhou (Growthmaster, Hipmunk) Growing up, my parents required me to read one self-improvement book every week, and I’ve mostly kept this up into adulthood due to inertia and fear of missing out on all [...]
By Leah Busque (Founder, TaskRabbit) Editor’s note: Vote Leah Busque for TechCrunch’s Founder of the Year! It was Friday and it had been a long week. I was back in Boston after spending the last two weeks in Palo Alto, participating in the Facebook Fund program (fbFund). Over the past 12 weeks, in fact, I [...]
By Erica Etelson (Founder, Sharemore) When I started telling friends about my plan to launch a startup, eyebrows were raised. People who know me wondered aloud how I would fare without going to the gym, sleeping eight (okay, nine) hours a night and being home by five o’clock to spend unhurried time with my family. [...]