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Who says English majors can’t work for tech companies? Before I started at 7 Generation Games, I worked for the UCLA call center, where I cold-called parents and alumni to raise money for student resources and scholarships. I’ll never forget that after telling an alum that I was an English […]

Intern Diaries Part Two: Who says English majors can’t work ...


Going through our archives, we came across this great post from October 20th, 2014 “Judo as Preparation for Life at a Start-Up” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. Sometimes people suggest I wasted that 10,000 hours I spent in judo classes and tournaments, since […]

Throwback Thursday: Judo as Preparation for Life at a Start-Up



Going through our archives, we came across this great post from October 7th, 2014 “When are you done? The big question for entrepreneurs ” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. Every day, every week, I face the same question that all entrepreneurs ask […]

Throwback Thursday: When Are You Done? The Big Question For ...


Going through our archives, we came across this great post from May 04, 2014 “How Do You Keep From Burning Out Start-Up Advice” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. Someone sent me a message recently, “Hey annmaria I just went into business for myself […]

Throwback Thursday: How Do You Keep From Burning Out Start-Up ...


Going through our archives, we came across this great post from April 16, 2014 “The Benefits of Being Uncool” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. Tom Peters has written quite a bit about the huge market opportunities in providing goods and services designed for […]

Throwback Thursday: The Benefits of Being Uncool



Going through our archives, we came across this great post from January 21, 2014 “What’s Really Needed for Date Science, Start-Ups & Life” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. There’s been quite a bit of discussion on twitter lately regarding generalists versus […]

Throwback Thursday: What’s Really Needed For Data Science, Start-Ups & ...


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Going through our archives, we came across this great post from August 11, 2013 “Don’t Tell Me I Can’t: From World Judo Champion to Start-Up Grandmother” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. I was asked to write a chapter for the book, Real Talk, […]

Throwback Thursday: Don’t Tell Me I Can’t – From World ...


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Going through our archives, we came across this great post from October 10, 2012 “Six Start-Up Lessons from Martial Arts” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around. Twenty-eight years ago, I won the world judo championships. Unlike almost everyone else who accomplishes that […]

Throwback Thursday: Six Start-Up Lessons from Martial Arts