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We've seen more passionate Startups destroy barriers with a 'no limits' outlook in the past 10 years than ever before. This has not only paved an inspirational foundation for many others, but it has helped to manage societal expectations of what is possible. Disruption is disruption, but it's better when... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Jay's blog
Is that it seems building a Startup or labeling yourself an entrepreneur has become enticing to many as a result of publicity and glamorization. "Hm, I see a lot of people joining or founding Startups. Looks cool. Should I do that, or should I work a 9-5?" At that point... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2012 at Jay's blog
Jay Decker is now following Heather Gilchrist
Apr 6, 2012
Keep your head just below the surface as a catalyst for personal growth. Find a balance between inundation and control; stretching your limits while producing quality results. You will increase confidence, find true value in mistakes and capitalize on new opportunities. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at Jay's blog
Philosophy is an implicit component of entrepreneurship. You should embrace and evolve your own philosophy concurrent with rapid consumption of knowledge and experience. Doing so will add perspective to your decisions and vision. My philosophy involves removing yourself from the equation, continuous learning, consistency and perseverance for the sake of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Jay's blog
The workforce is changing and educational institutions must respond to a steady rise in entrepreneurship or risk obsolescence. However, they cannot approach this environment with traditional theory and test-oriented coursework. I could argue theory fails all around but in the Startup world there is no question. It takes a dynamic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Jay's blog
If you as the potential customer fail to understand the problem a tech startup is solving, it's probably not your fault, it's theirs. Complexity can always be clarified by the abstract or relational explanation. Do them a favor and voice your confusion rather than smile and nod. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at Jay's blog
Jay Decker is now following Seth Godin
Mar 28, 2012
There is a fundamental difference between institutionalized, traditional forms of education and the philosophy of forward thinking 'edtech' pioneers. With tech entrepreneurship on the rise, formal certifications are devauled in favor of passion and experience, with new tools emerging to facilitate concentrated learning. A well rounded, general education background no... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at Jay's blog
Jay Decker is now following The Typepad Team
Mar 28, 2012