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Meditation is like repetitive exercise of the focus muscle in the brain.

Meditation And Distraction – AVC


Never Forget

I’m having a hard time looking at social media today.

In the days, weeks, months and years after, we all used the phrase Never Forget. So today, 10 years removed from that overcast, frigid day in Omaha, of course countless media outlets and people are recounting where they were, what witnesses remember, and how we all feel about it now. 1,292 more words


The Early Stage Slump- Fred Wilson - Business Insider - raising capital

The early stage slump


  • The seed and early stage angel investing market has cooled over the past few years.
  • On a dollar basis, the cooling off has been mild. 
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Third Space

The last thing I care to do on the day between Thanksgiving and the Iron Bowl is shop. Instead, I try to find some free time to do something relaxing and just for myself. 805 more words

Birmingham Museum Of Art

Chess and Luck

One of my favorite Chess places on the internet is the Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club Newsletter, by IM John Donaldson. If you are new to Chess and unaware, the Mechanics’ Institute is located at 57 Post Street, in San Francisco, California. 2,001 more words

Are We Being Recorded ? 

I just read a blog post written by Joanne Wilson, an angel investor, blogger, and co-founder of the Womens Entrepreneur Festival at Gotham Gal Ventures. … 131 more words


Here's why corporate venturing is to blame for the startup valuation bubble

Over the last couple of years, corporates have increasingly started launching specialized startup investment funds, accelerators and other financial vehicles- competing directly with VCs to invest in the hottest startups and tech. 1,745 more words