Some More Entrepreneurial Fodder

7/8/2005 5:51:23 PM

Some More Entrepreneurial Fodder

Motivational presentations and essays help keep me going in my quest… I share some recent finds.

How To Make A Million Dollars. Via MicroISV, Marshall Brian, founder of How Stuff Works, gave a presentation on how to become a millionaire to Duke students, if they can’t win the lottery, inherit money, marry wealth, or sue for injuries.

How To Be Successful, Happy, Fulfilled and Drive A Totally Hot Car. Via Jeff Atwood and Steve Makofsky, the founder of Delicious Library tells how he succeeded writing Mac software, and, in the process, indicates how you can too.

You Got To Find What You Love. Steve Jobs in a Stanford commencement address last month stated to graduates, "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary."

It’s A Great Time To Be An Entrepreneur. Bnoopy says “Excite took $3 million dollars to get from idea to launch. JotSpot took $100K.” Although the analogy may be a little flawed, but the message is correct.

Small Is The New Big & More on Small. Seth Godin points out why you might small companies can out perform larger established companies.






My name is Wesner Moise. I am a software entrepreneur developing revolutionary AI desktop applications. I worked as a software engineer in Microsoft Excel group for six years during the 1990s. I worked on PivotTables and wrote the most lines of code in Excel 97-- about 10 times the median developer. I have a Harvard BA in applied math/computer science and a UCLA MBA in technology entrepreneurship. I am a member of the Triple Nine Society, a 99.9 percentile high-IQ society.

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