I’m currently working the fewest hours per week I ever have in my professional life, and I’ve never been more productive. We’ve all fallen victim to this irrational way of thinking before: My competitors are going to crush me if I don’t outwork them! We’ll never ship $new_feature if we don’t work through the weekend! […]
I meet a lot of entrepreneurs creating their very first venture. My job is to listen to them, to understand their business, and ultimately, to connect them with the right people who can help them succeed. During these conversations, I get to see entrepreneurs’ eyes light up when they talk about how they came up […]
Jenna Menking, founder of Black Sheep Social Media Group, teamed up with us to share four key social media strategy tips. While we all use networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram daily, Menking says a majority of us aren’t using them effectively. The key, Jenna explained, is to establish a meaningful, interactive connection. Social media is your calling […]
David Vainchenker, the co-founder of Corre Group, tells us his secret to success: wear many hats.
One thing that people don’t know about me is that I played lacrosse for 18 years, and coached for 15 of them. Coached all kinds of players from 3rd grade to college; even spent a year coaching women (which is an unsurprisingly unique experience). As I started companies, it was easy to believe that as […]
Sense Health founder Stan Berkow shares the best advice he received when pivoting between startup ideas.
Speaking at WeWork Summer Camp 2013, Alexis Ohanian reflected on his time with Reddit, Hipmunk, and Breadpig to highlight the beauty of not knowing what you’re doing. On that note, Ohanian’s first book, Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed, is available for pre-order.
Sarah Paiji, the cofounder of the recently acquired location-based shopping app Snapette, shares her advice to young entrepreneurs: never let small tasks keep you from focusing on the big picture.
Delve CTO and cofounder Thomas Weingarten shares his thoughts on embracing failure and learning from it.
Gary Vaynerchuk is a New York Times bestselling author, self-trained wine and social-media expert, and founder of VaynerMedia. He joined us for the June installment of WeWork Stories to speak directly with the audience about social media, building a business, and life. For more Gary, check out his newest book: Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How […]
When it comes to writing a business plan, I believe there are only five things that really matter. All of them have as much to do with business as business planning, which brings us to the first point: 1. Your business is your business plan You might write page after page containing mission statements, value […]
This augmented reality and image recognition platform does amazing things.
I’m what digital photographers might call a “pixel peeper,” which is to say I am known to edit my photos at 100-400% in Photoshop, wasting away hours to make sure nothing is out of order. When printing my photos, this effory gets pushed to a new level of obsessiveness. Before I even start editing, I […]