Reality Check

Social Media

How Humans Relate to Social Media

Too many people are disconnecting from reality.

12 Dark and Sordid Truths That Every New Entrepreneur Will Learn the Hard Way

The myriad of surprises that await a first-time entrepreneur will trigger the desire to crawl under his or her desk and hide in a fetal position.

Positive Thinking Is Powerful But Delusion Is Fatal

You have to be optimistic to take on the challenges of entrepreneurship but you need to stay real to succeed at it.

10 Realizations Every Entrepreneur Eventually Has

Fear of mistakes. lack of control, the over-emphasis on data: Do you recognize yourself here?

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