Most people think of design as making something pretty or cool, but design is about how something makes you feel, it’s a way of connecting with a product on an emotional level. - John Maeda
Date: 09 Apr, 2014
Tags: design
andychen:

So true. Day in the life of a startup.

andychen:

So true. Day in the life of a startup.

Date: 09 Apr, 2014
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Agency Poaches Talent by Mailing Out Books With a Phone Hidden Inside

andychen:

Agency Poaches Talent by Mailing Out Books With a Phone Hidden Inside

Date: 09 Apr, 2014
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What I Learned Negotiating With Steve Jobs

heidiroizen:

Fresh out of Stanford Business School, I started a software company, T/Maker, with my brother Peter. He was the software architect and I was, well, everything else. Our little company was among the first to ship software for the Macintosh, and we developed a positive reputation among the members…

Date: 27 Mar, 2014
Tags: negotiationsteve jobs

9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day

xseedcapital:

9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day via Inc
http://bit.ly/1nkscM7

Date: 21 Mar, 2014
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Date: 21 Mar, 2014
Tags: stanfordbusiness
stanfordbusiness:

What do you pursue? In the spring issue of Stanford Business magazine, we explore the theme of “pursuits,” from ways to lead a meaningful life to tips for financing a startup. Read it online now → http://stnfd.biz/uPzch and leave us any feedback in the comments below.Sign up for Stanford Business Re:Think to receive groundbreaking research and thought-provoking insights in your inbox: http://stnfd.biz/uPA6q

stanfordbusiness:

What do you pursue? In the spring issue of Stanford Business magazine, we explore the theme of “pursuits,” from ways to lead a meaningful life to tips for financing a startup. Read it online now → http://stnfd.biz/uPzch and leave us any feedback in the comments below.

Sign up for Stanford Business Re:Think to receive groundbreaking research and thought-provoking insights in your inbox: http://stnfd.biz/uPA6q

Date: 21 Mar, 2014
Tags: Stanford business

3 Tips for Navigating HR Issues as a Startup

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In last week’s “Nuts & Bolts” talk at Stanford GSB, Lecturer Robert Siegel (MBA ‘94) shared insights on hiring and compensating employees at a startup. Read three key takeaways below, and view the slides from his talk here.

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1. Hire a star executive team
“Your executive team will be…

8 Different Ways to Get Great Ideas

stanfordbusiness:

We asked eight innovative Stanford GSB alumni entrepreneurs including Kiva’s Jessica Jackley (MBA ’07) and Design Within Reach’s Rob Forbes (MBA ’85) to shed light on how they come up with their best ideas. From collaborating with others, to observing consumer behavior, to taking naps, read tips…

Stanford Re:Think Roundup: Achieving Success in Business and Beyond

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In these top five Stanford Re:Think articles from January, Stanford GSB faculty members explore how to effectively build a company culture, communicate ideas, pursue goals, and more. Sign up for our free Stanford Re:Think email and you’ll get thought-provoking business insights and groundbreaking…