Shiny Object Syndrome

(and How to Avoid It) (Image Credit)   There were many reasons for starting this Testing the Muse blog, but one of the more selfish reasons was to satisfy a serious case of Shiny Object Syndrome.   Nod your head if some of these symptoms sound familiar:   Do you get so excited about new…

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App for Validating your Startup Ideas

  GoDaddy officially entered the arena of validating startup ideas with the introduction of their new app: Flare.   But then again, as a web hosting and domain service provider supporting millions of small businesses, many of whom are launching their businesses into the online world for the first time, maybe GoDaddy has always been…

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Finding Success in Failure

(Photo Credit) 9 out of 10 businesses fail; so I came up with a foolproof plan – create ten businesses. – Robert Kiyosaki (Click to Tweet) Kiyosaki’s quote embodies the spirit of ensuring success. But when it comes to entrepreneurship, there’s really no foolproof way to avoid failure. Fairly fresh off the heels of our…

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