Success is never getting to the bottom of your to-do list. -Marrisa Mayer, Yahoo
Thank God it isn’t just me. /Kate
Well, good to know & what a relief!
A fantastic article for my writer friends … content marketer Ann Handley is absolutely spot on with all 9 points of quality writing. Tough for me to chose my favorites from list, but I’d have to go with #1. Good writing anticipates reader questions, and #3. Good writing is like good teaching. Good writing strives to explain, to make things a little bit clearer, to make sense of our world.
Caught this on Good Morning America, so cool & I’d say they’re onto something with 6 million+ views on YouTube – with 89% of engineers in world male, a toy company out to show the world girls deserve more choices than dolls and princesses. They believe femininity is strong and girls will build the future — literally.
Founder, Debbie Sterling, a Stanford engineer, decided last year girls need more choices than the pink aisle offers. She developed GoldieBlox an interactive book series + construction set starring Goldie, the kid inventor who loves to build. Check out the fun video – worth watching!
Designers Matt Hornbuckle and Kirk Keel realized that our sizing system is a broken one, and decided to change it up. Using 3-D body scan data from more than 1,000 men, they created Stantt, a line of casual button-down shirts that come in 50 sizes, with three measurement variables: chest size, waist size, and sleeve length.
Great idea, but wait … no plans for role it out for women ? What gives ???
4 Things Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common
Mashable.com nailed it – “Starting a business is always risky, and success is never guaranteed. Yet, entrepreneurs thrive every day. Although there is no one-size-fits-all approach, successful entrepreneurs seem to share several traits that the rest of the pack lacks.”
It’s not simple being an entrepreneur. So what are the 4 basic things you need?
1. Professional experience
2. A business plan
3. Positive personality
4. A mentor