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Professional explainer. Editor-at-Large, @inc. Optimist, amateur naturalist, darn good cook. Addicted to fresh air and natural light.

Why The Third Quarter Was Lousy for Billion-Dollar Companies — In the third quarter of 2015, 23 companies were crowned "unicorns," achieving a valuation of $1 billion or more, according to a study from researchers CB Insights. Those new unicorns include companies such as French ride-sharing service BlaBlaCar, e-commerce player, and the recently-embattled fantasy sports site DraftKings.
Nov 25, 2015

The third quarter was a lousy one for unicorn companies… @weisul

LinkedIn Study Says Kids Want More Career Advice From Parents — Guess what, parents? You know more about your kids' careers than you think. More surprisingly, your kids actually want to hear it. That's one of the findings from a massive survey on parents, kids, and the workplace that LinkedIn prepared in connection with its Bring In Your Parents Day, which encourages kids to bring their parents to work and explain to them exactly what they do all day.

Marcus Lemonis On Using Vulnerability As a Business Strategy — Marcus Lemonis was going to get up close and personal with his audience at the iCONIC:DC conference on Wednesday, whether they liked it or not. The event, held at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. was co-hosted by Inc. and CNBC.
Nov 12, 2015

"There are going to be times when you get screwed. But that's on them, not you." @MarcusLemonis…

Why Women Veterans Are the Fastest-Growing Group of Entrepreneurs — We already know that women business owners are driving the growth in small business, and that within that group, it's women of color who are making the most progress. But if slice the data slightly differently, and you'll find an unexpected trend: The group of business owners that really putting stakes in the ground are women veterans.
Nov 10, 2015

Yet another reason our women veterans are so incredibly awesome.… via @Inc

Nov 10, 2015

Good news! The number of companies owned by female veterans has quadrupled in the past five years:… @weisel

Nov 10, 2015

RT @Inc: Why Women Veterans Are the Fastest-Growing Group of Entrepreneurs

Nov 11, 2015

RT @Inc: Why Women Veterans Are the Fastest-Growing Group of Entrepreneurs

Nov 11, 2015

RT @AspenInstitute: Women veterans are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs. Here’s why: via @inc @weisul

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Theranos: This Is Not What a Breakout Year Is Supposed to Look Like — Editor's Note: Inc. magazine will announce its pick for Company of the Year on Monday, November 23. Here, we spotlight Theranos, one of the contenders for the title in 2015. There can be no doubt that for Theranos, the Palo Alto, California, blood testing startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes, 2015 was a breakout year.

Why Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Has Only Two Choices — Theranos, the blood-testing startup founded and led by Elizabeth Holmes, has been under fire since a Wall Street Journal story questioned its progress, or lack thereof, in developing its proprietary technology used to derive test results from just a few drops of blood.
Oct 29, 2015

Theranos didn't play by the rules. Now it's paying the price. To clean its mess, Holmes has 2 choices, says @weisul:…

Oct 29, 2015

Why Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Has Only Two Choices… via @Inc

Oct 30, 2015

Good explainer by @weisul on the #Theranos debacle: Why Elizabeth Holmes Has Only Two Choices…

5 Ways to Do Business Like a Fighter Pilot — Feel the fear, do it anyways. That was one of the main takeaways from Carey Lohrenz's inspiring talk at the Inc. 5000 conference in Orlandoon Friday. Lohrenz, one of the first women assigned to fly the F-14 Tomcat fighter plane, related her piloting background to the challenges faced by entrepreneurs, stressing the importance of teamwork, focus, and discipline.

Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French on the 4 Steps to Overcoming Entrepreneurial Adversity — To hear Jay Jay French tell it, the secret to success in both business or music is perseverance--no matter what ridiculous things happen. The word rejection, he said, doesn't even begin to describe what happened to him and his band.
Oct 23, 2015

Twisted Sister's Jay Jay French on the four steps to overcoming entrepreneurial adversity:

Theranos Founder Refutes Wall Street Journal Story on CNBC — Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of lab-test startup Theranos, appeared on CNBC with Jim Kramer Thursday to defend her company against claims that its blood-test technology only works on a handful of tests. A story in the Wall Street Journal said that Theranos uses machines bought from Siemens for the vast majority of its tests.
Oct 15, 2015

Elizabeth Holmes, on CNBC, sounds like she knows who Wall St Journal sources are @weisul… via @Inc

Former Employees Allege Theranos Testing Technology Is Flawed — A news report is raising big questions about the blood-testing technology central to Theranos, one of the hottest companies in Silicon Valley, valued at about $10 billion. According to a Wall Street Journal story, Theranos uses machines made by Siemens for many of its blood tests, rather than using its own machine, dubbed Edison.
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Nov 24, 2015

How to give your employees actual guidance (as opposed to "feedback")…

Nov 24, 2015

RT @jonfine: It's rare to read a new angle on the whole failure thing, but by riffing off Maureen Dowd @mariaaspan did just that.…

Nov 24, 2015

The free book table at @inc is rocking it today. Thanks all!

Nov 11, 2015

@BobRuffolo Hope you found it worthwhile. I personally had a blast. ;-)

Nov 11, 2015

@natwnixon Thank you! But why didn't I get to see you and chat with you? Wah!

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