The Mental Game of Being an Entrepreneur

The mental game of being an entrepreneur is something I struggle with at times. Maybe it's just me, but launching a startup can sometimes feel like riding an emotional roller coaster.


Moving The Needle: Advisers as a Startup Catalyst

Startup founders can't be shy when it comes to seeking out help. Had we not specifically approached our new adviser and asked him for his assistance, we would have missed an important opportunity to move forward.


Startup Shortcuts: PowerPoint as a Free Graphics Editor

I've spent a lot of time working in PowerPoint in previous jobs. That skill has come in handy working on a startup, as I've found that I can use PowerPoint to edit and create basic graphics.


Teacher Validation: Wind in the Sails of an Ed-Tech Startup

Learning lessons from the teachers we work with, and seeing their progress, is motivating me to keep moving forward in the startup process.


Why a Pause May Be the Best Thing for Your Video Lessons

Sometimes all the activity of animations in an instructional video are best offset by a break, to help students refocus on the material.


Startup Shortcuts: How to Find Low-Cost Legal Services

When you launch your startup, one of the things you'll have to think about is: What do I need to do on the legal front and do I need a lawyer?


How To Be an 'Intrapreneur' Within a School

Entrepreneurship is a powerful tool that can be used within an established institution to foster innovation and accelerate promising initiatives. Leading a startup project within an organization is called "intrapreneurship" and there are many ways to do that within a school setting.


Startup Shortcuts: Need Stock Photos, but Have No Money?

This is the first in a series of posts that I'm calling Startup Shortcuts, where I will share some of the free/low-cost solutions that I've discovered for common startup challenges.


How to Create a Classroom Tech Tool While Teaching

As teachers, we experience many of the pain points of our education system. If you have an idea for a tool that could ease some of those pain points, think about becoming a teacherpreneur.


From Accountant to Ed-Tech Entrepreneur

As an accountant, I spent my time analyzing events that had already happened. Now, as the chief operating officer for an ed-tech startup, I'm trying to make those events happen.


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