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All Human Beings Have Equal Value

Arnold Schwarzenegger says it brilliantly. The post All Human Beings Have Equal Value appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Arnold Schwarzenegger says it brilliantly. The post All Human Beings Have Equal Value appeared first on Feld Thoughts......»»

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What Are The Limits of Tolerance?

I’ve had an emotionally challenging morning so far. I woke up too early and was deeply agitated. I tried to get rolling, couldn’t, and went back to bed. But I wasn’t able to fall asleep and my brain kept cycling on all the politica.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceAug 17th, 2017Related News

Book: Option B

I read Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant’s book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy a few weeks ago. It’s a must read for every human on this planet. Some of you know that I’m a huge fan of Adam Grant. His.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceAug 16th, 2017Related News

Back From My Blogging Break

I took the last two weeks off from blogging. It was a nice vacation. While I try to blog every day, I don’t have a daily ritual like Fred Wilson does. Fred and I have talked about this a few times – for him, it is meditation, discipline,.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceAug 15th, 2017Related News

Book: The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries

The Red Web: The Struggle Between Russia’s Digital Dictators and the New Online Revolutionaries was one of two books I read this weekend (the other was Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness). It was outstanding. I made it the August book club bo.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 31st, 2017Related News

Total Failure at Summer Maker Mode

On May 24th, I wrote a post titled Shifting To Maker Mode For The Summer. I had full intentions of making this shift around Memorial Day and sustaining it until Labor Day. I have completely failed at this. While I’m managed to stay off social.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 28th, 2017Related News

Money Is A Consensual Hallucination

My favorite Onion article of all time (from 2010) is U.S. Economy Grinds To Halt As Nation Realizes Money Just A Symbolic, Mutually Shared Illusion. It starts off with some Bernanke brilliance. “Though raising interest rates is unlikely at th.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 26th, 2017Related News

The Center For American Entrepreneurship

A new non-profit organization, the Center for American Entrepreneurship, launched yesterday. While there are lots of non-profits supporting entrepreneurship, CAE is organized around the idea of engaging and educating policymakers in Washington and a.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 25th, 2017Related News

The Pessimists’ Future

An amazing book. But a dark, dark future. Or not, depending on whether or not you believe we are actually living in a computer simulation already.   The post The Pessimists’ Future appeared first on Feld Thoughts. An amazing book. But.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 24th, 2017Related News

Contentment

Amy and I were at a delightful dinner with friends (new and old) last night who are deeply involved in Naropa. After a very long couple of days where I was very tired, it was nice to sit in a cozy house, eat home cooked food, and just talk about life.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 20th, 2017Related News

Legitimate Front’s She on Rock Band

Readers of this blog likely know that my partners Jason and Ryan have a band called Legitimate Front. You also probably know I’m on the board of Defy Ventures. And it’s likely you know that we are investors in Harmonix. When you mix all t.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 18th, 2017Related News

The Loneliness of an Entrepreneur

This showed up in my inbox the other day from a friend of 20 years. He’s been involved in a number of companies that we’ve invested in over the years in different senior and/or co-founder roles, including CEO. It was short and sweet but c.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 13th, 2017Related News

America Is Pushing Entrepreneurship To Other Countries

Yesterday, the White House announced it was delaying and likely eliminating the International Entrepreneur Rule. This rule is the closest we’ve come to a Startup Visa, something I’ve been working on with numerous other people since 2009......»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 11th, 2017Related News

American Is Pushing Entrepreneurship To Other Countries

Yesterday, the White House announced it was delaying and likely eliminating the International Entrepreneur Rule. This rule is the closest we’ve come to a Startup Visa, something I’ve been working on with numerous other people since 2009......»»

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Startup Opportunities Flash Sale – Today Only For $0.99

My newest book, Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job, is available via Kindle for $0.99 today. If you are a fan of my books, a friend, or just someone who is interested in startups, buy a copy today. The post Startup Opportunities F.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 10th, 2017Related News

Fair and Reasonable

I was on the phone with an old friend last week. We were talking about a few things around a negotiation, and he said something profound. “I just want things to be fair and reasonable.” I loved this phrase. I learned this value from Len F.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 7th, 2017Related News

Fireside Chat On University Entrepreneurship at CU Boulder with Bill Aulet

I’ll be doing a fireside chat on university entrepreneurship at CU Boulder on 7/26 from 10:30 to noon with Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. Register and join us. The post Fireside Chat On University.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 6th, 2017Related News

The Shock of Mortality

In June, Amy and I had three friends die. One was a mentor of Amy’s from Wellesley, one was the father of a close friend, and one was the wife of a good friend of over 25 years. Yesterday, while sitting at my desk between calls, I noticed an em.....»»

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We Lead or We Participate

Over the years, I’ve been in many multi-party negotiations. I don’t know the maximum number of participants in a single negotiation, but I’m sure it’s greater than ten active negotiating parties in a transaction. I don’t.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJul 5th, 2017Related News

Julie Sandler Joins Pioneer Square Labs As A Managing Director

In October 2015, Pioneer Square Labs launched. We led the financing, and I joined the board to work more closely with Greg Gottesman, Geoff Entress, Mike Galgon, and Ben Gilbert to build a long-lasting and enduring startup studio in Seattle. Today, J.....»»

Source:  FeldCategory: FinanceJun 29th, 2017Related News