The best way to predict the future is to invent it

…and building your own solutions to the world’s problems is a great way to do that. In these Lessons posts, I share my learnings from 10+ years as a serial entrepreneur on a lifelong journey of betterment.

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The Techstars Founder’s Guide to Winning at Mentor Madness

As a startup founder and public speaker, I’ve had a lot of practice meeting people. Here is my strategy for preparing for your first meeting with a potential mentor, and winning them over to start a long-term working relationship.

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Getting Your First Dev Job – How to Gain Valuable Experience as a Student

We’ve all heard the stats, millions of computer science jobs are poised to go unfilled because of a lack of computer science graduates and new developers. And yet, as I talk to students on the ground, what I’m hearing doesn’t seem to reflect the bountiful cornucopia of available jobs. Students don’t feel confident that their…

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Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the Mecca for women in technology. Taking place in Houston this year, GHC will attract 15,000 attendees for three days jam-packed with hundreds of technical sessions, career talks, company events, and research presentations from technology’s most prominent thought leaders. For many attendees, Grace Hopper is their first conference,…

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Get a Head Start: 5 Things to Do This Summer to Prepare for University

Congratulations, recent grads! You’ve passed a HUGE milestone in your life, and now you’re ready to take the next big step: onto your university campus! You may be excited, nervous, or a bit of both, and that’s totally normal. Here are four easy ways you can get a head start and prepare for your first week…

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