New federal rules blamed in disappearance of Kindle erotica titles

New federal rules blamed in disappearance of Kindle erotica titles

The upcoming Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, in addition to making Microsoft move to reduce obscenity on its platform, has hit erotica authors on Amazon. After many authors saw their rankings stripped on the Kindle store, essentially reducing their availability and visibility, while forcing others in the romance category to recategorize or get dinged as…
5 New Venture Events Where Agility Pays Big Dividends

5 New Venture Events Where Agility Pays Big Dividends

Most entrepreneurs are so convinced that they are the disruptive element, they fail to anticipate that unknown facts or events can and will occur to disrupt their own well-laid plans. While it’s true that there is no way of know specifically what might happen, you need to anticipate the worst, and actually build a Plan…

We barrel down the streets of Barcelona on Yugo’s electric scooters

Yugo is a cool little electric startup from Barcelona that puts a little pep into the streets of that Spanish city. In this fun video we go inside their warehouse workshop to talk about their startup and what it takes to scale a rideshare company from one scooter and forty customers to dozens of scooters…
JASK and the future of autonomous cybersecurity

JASK and the future of autonomous cybersecurity

There is a familiar trope in Hollywood cyberwarfare movies. A lone whiz kid hacker (often with blue, pink, or platinum hair) fights an evil government. Despite combatting dozens of cyber defenders, each of whom appears to be working around the clock and has very little need to use the facilities, the hacker is able to…
10 Practices To Compete In The New World Of Marketing

10 Practices To Compete In The New World Of Marketing

The world of marketing is changing faster than technology these days. Winning entrepreneurs have long since supplemented conventional print and video “push” marketing with digital online interactive “pull” marketing, and more recently added social-local-mobile (SoLoMo) to the mix. Mobile and global are driving all of these in innovative new ways to grow your business. For…
7 Levels Of Decision Making To Match Business Needs

7 Levels Of Decision Making To Match Business Needs

Nothing happens in business until someone makes a decision. These days, with the market moving at warp speeds, the timeliness of decision making is also critical. What might have been the right decision yesterday, may be the wrong decision tomorrow. Yet one of the most common complaints I hear as an advisor to businesses is…
6 Incentives To Be Laser-Focused In Your New Venture

6 Incentives To Be Laser-Focused In Your New Venture

Many passionate entrepreneurs fight to add more features into their new products and services, assuming that more function will make the solution more appealing to more customers. In reality, more features will more likely make the product confusing and less usable to all. Focus is the art of limiting your scope to the key function…
7 Lessons On How To Maintain That One-Percent Edge

7 Lessons On How To Maintain That One-Percent Edge

No company or entrepreneur gets it right every time. As an angel investor, I have found that people claiming a perfect record are either lying to themselves, or they are not taking enough risk to enable a big payback. In the long run, your ability to thrive in business today is more about how you…
9 CEO Myths That Can Limit Your Business Leadership

9 CEO Myths That Can Limit Your Business Leadership

Based on my many years as an executive in large and small businesses, and time mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners, I find that most people enjoy being CEO critics for a day, but are hesitant to consider themselves as a long-term candidate for that position. They often rationalize their lack of zeal to not…
Hulu releases a new trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2

Hulu releases a new trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2

We’re exactly 28 days away from the premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2. That may seem like a long time, but Hulu has mercifully released a new trailer. The first season ended on the same note as Margaret Atwood’s novel by the same name, with Ofred in a van not knowing whether she was…

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