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In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-02-22

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include a Mentor Minute with Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi; an infographic on creating a business plan; and advice on how great entrepreneurs should manage setbacks.

Check out our must-read articles for the week of February 16th.

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

Over at the Buffer blog, Janet Choi writes about the science of small teams, referring specifically to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his "2 Pizza Rule". The rule is that if a team cannot be fed by two pizzas, then it should be considered too big.

Your Job is to Kill Your Stupid Idea

In this episode of the Mentor Minute, Adeo Ressi (CEO of the Founder Institute) explains the necessity of being open and honest with your startup ideas.

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

Entrepreneur Magazine shares an infographic created by Washington State University that breaks down the major questions hopeful CEOs and entrepreneurs need to ask themselves.

Great Entrepreneurs Know How To Manage Setbacks

Martin Zwilling, CEO and Founder of Startup Professionals Inc., blogs about the strategies that entrepreneurs can use to manage various problems and unfortunate outcomes. He explains that in addition to using the right interpersonal skills, it also includes tangible and clear methods.

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs
Camille Ricketts, editor of First Round Review, recaps some of the best insights given by high-profile CEOs throughout the past year.

 

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