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Articles from 01/2013

Do Something Stupid - A Case for Leaping Before You Look

Austin Church

by Austin Church

Jan 25, 2013


Lately I've been thinking about low ceilings and clownfish; about how competitive the App Store's Games category is and about ignoring that fact; about search funds and OMGPOP's Draw Something.

In short, I've been thinking about doing something stupid.

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Should Spouses Be Business Partners?


by TheDerricks

Jan 14, 2013


This week, we have a special treat. Kicktastic members Victoria and John Derrick were kind enough to share some insights into collaborating on business ventures with a spouse. From the Derricks...


Teaming up with your husband or wife for a business venture might sound simple enough at first. You both have a stake in the success of the business, right? Each of you brings unique and perhaps complimentary skills to the table, and a partnership would mean that you could better coordinate your schedules.

Despite all the benefits, you should sit for awhile with the question:  “Is it a good idea to team up with my spouse for business?”

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Best Year Ever

Nate Croft

by Nate Croft

Jan 02, 2013


Happy 2013, everybody! We hope you had a great 2012. 

If your town is anything like ours, you've already started seeing New Year's Resolutions and "New Year, New You!" ads for gyms, popping up all over the place. My Facebook feed is getting all motivation-y. And though it feels a bit tired and predictable, the New Year really is a great time to change things. There's this kind of mental switch that gets flipped in January that says:  "Alright, I've got another chance at this."

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