How McDonald’s Lean Startup Revolutionized Fast Food
With nearly 37,000 franchises in more than 120 countries, it’s easy to forget that the McDonald’s corporation was once just a humble startup. In this post, I’m going to show you how McDonald’s used the lean startup principle of a “minimum viable product” to develop the Speedy System, which introduce
What I Learned as a Volunteer Teacher at Ko School
For the past year, I taught entrepreneurship once per week at Ko School in Austin, Texas.
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The One Thing All Wealthy People Have in Common
Here’s how to shift your mindset to one that creates wealth.
How Uber’s CEO Taught Me the Key to Success for Entrepreneurs
Six years ago, Tim Ferriss introduced me to Travis Kalanick. To date, I have never been more impressed by anyone.
Introducing: Google Hobbies (Mockup)
Darvinder's "Google Hobbies" project showcases the power of creating a gift to demonstrate skills to potential employers. This highlights the importance of tangible work in job seeking, as job seekers often struggle with effective strategies when using free work to land their dream job.
How Matt Mazzeo Got His Start by Doing Free Work
Matt Mazzeo, managing director of Lowercase Capital, advises young people to add value to portfolio companies of firms they want to work for, instead of just asking for jobs. By doing free work and offering value, you can make yourself stand out and potentially land your dream job.
Can Play Boost Sales?
The most common objection I hear from business people is this: “Play sounds great, but we have to get paid. Can playing at work improve our sales numbers?” The answer is yes.
This is What Facebook Did to My Business
One of my best friends back home recently said, “Looks like business is great.” I asked him why he would say that. “Oh I saw on Facebook.” My business hasn’t been great, which is why his comment surprised me.
How to Be a Better Friend
My late 20's unfold, unveiling a sorrowful truth: scarce encounters with cherished friends. Occasional rendezvous remain unsatisfying amidst busyness we embrace. Burdened by stress and haste, the year concludes, counting mere glimpses shared, a testament to our fleeting togetherness.
How to Avoid Divorce and Love Your Job
For awhile, I was amazed by how many couples get divorced (50%!), and how many people hated their jobs (90%?). And for awhile, I thought that marriage and jobs were the problem. I don't buy that anymore...