What is a startup

What is a startup Friday, July 7, 2017 1:39 PM Every time I read a an article on this subject I end up somewhere between bored and confused. From what I can tell the real subject is that certain companies are past the stage where they might be considered a startup but still retain that title. Uber for instance is a young company with a ton of early success that has fueled their growth and valuation well into the billions.…

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My deepest fear

Failure is one of my deepest fears and I don’t know if there is anything scarier than the thought of it. Failure is not one of those things that gets easier as time goes on. Failure is crippling in nature and has the ability to alter the very course our lives. That’s why we have to fall in love with the process and not the outcome. The journey has to become more important than the destination. For that reason, success…

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The certainty of adversity

What's done in the dark will always come out in the light. This phrase is usually understood as a warning that our misdeeds cannot forever be hidden. I recently had a discussion where someone enlightened me to the simple fact that the same can be said of our good deeds. Speaking directly to anyone chasing a dream I would say that we can expound on this idea even further and consider the hard work and sacrifice that so few people…

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Stuck to the screen

My name is Ike Amadi and I am the founder and CEO of Launchpadpro-this is my first blog post The value of Social media lies in its ability to fulfill our need for human connection. In all of us there lies an innate human desire to be around like minded people. These people understand our journey and can relate to it. The absence of those connections from anyone's life is the true definition of loneliness. Famed American Psychologist Harold Maslow…

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