A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I was invited to lead a Techstars LA workshop, focused on honing their elevator pitches. In my UCSB classes, my students practice their Personal Pitch in front of their peers, who give them
This is a post about something I’ve been wanting to write about forever: careers. Society tells us a lot of things about what we should want in a career and what the possibilities are—which is weird because I’m pretty sure society knows very little
“Mr. Jones, of the Manor Farm, had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the popholes.”So begins Animal Farm, George Orwell’s classic novella. I’ve read Animal Farm many times. But now, for the first time, I’m
If you’re the motivated, entrepreneurial self-starter that your résumé claims you are, then you don’t have to shell out a fortune for college courses to start your coding career. Online tutorials and eLearning services can
One of the trickiest parts of providing HR services is that the better you do your job, the less visible your work is. When everyone on a team is happy, fulfilled, and engaged, the business can operate as the founder...
Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, is having a blast on Twitter.
An active tweeter, Buterin uses the platform to announce news about Ethereum, but also to crack jokes or debate almost anything. On Tuesday, he decided
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