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11:00am

Startup Passion Smack-Down
    Saturday March 10, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm @ Hilton Austin Downtown (Salon A) (500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701)
    A surprisingly high percentage of entrepreneurs derail their startups because they fall in love with their idea. Emotional attachment to an idea leads to premature scaling and a number of other dangers. But, passion is a sacred topic among founders, who are often just as passionate about their passion as about their startups. Too often, we entrepreneurs equate rigorous scrutiny of our ideas with “negative thinking.” In this workshop we will transcend the false dichotomy between "positive" and "negative" thinking, and explore how entrepreneurial passion can bring danger along with its obvious benefits. Drawing on the latest psychological and business research, we will show how to scrutinize and strengthen your startup idea in a way that deepens your passion and confidence, and elevates your odds of success.

    Speakers
    CEO | Ready Founder Services | John is founding partner of Ready...


    Type Interactive, Solo
    Hashtag #sxsw #Passion
    Theme Startup Village
    Level Intermediate
    Tags All
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP10014

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