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Can Millennials make it as tech entrepreneurs? Here are my 5 tips

You’ve heard the stereotypes: Millennials are entitled, narcissistic, and lazy. They are the Instagram junkie, selfie-taking, “Me! Me! Me!” generation, as Time Magazine put it. Yet while Boomers and Generation X struggle to adapt to the millennial mindset in the workplace, members of this new generation are carving their own paths as entrepreneurs – which… Read More

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How to braid your time: Teamwork for creative minds

[Editor's Note: Author and teacher Jon Bell is a designer in Twitter's Seattle office and a speaker at the upcoming HIVE technology design conference.] While it’s true that creativity and inspiration can be hard to explain, quantify, or reliably trigger, there are some things we do know. First, creativity requires headspace. Think of your favorite novel, painting, movie, or album. None of them were… Read More

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Tired of explaining your startup and failing? How to fix that

[Editor's Note: Lee LeFever of Seattle's Common Craft, known for making explanatory videos for the likes of Google and Twitter, has written a new book, The Art of Explanation. In this special column for GeekWire, he shares key tenets for startups trying to explain their businesses.] Meet Alex. He’s a startup founder with a technical… Read More