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.
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.
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.
Learning lessons from the teachers we work with, and seeing their progress, is motivating me to keep moving forward in the startup process.
Sometimes all the activity of animations in an instructional video are best offset by a break, to help students refocus on the material.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.