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5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.

 

1. My wife is a founder. Here’s how she has helped me become a better investor.

By Steve Schlafman

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

“My biggest learning in all of this is the impact of listening and supporting over fixing and controlling. That’s what entrepreneurs need more than anything.” Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/b0RAiX

 

2. Your phone’s biggest vulnerability is your fingerprint

By Russell Brandom

Digest: Mobile
Curator: Edith Yeung

If the mold is filled with rubber, you can wear that print permanently, and fool any reader small enough to fit on a smartphone. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/b0StkD

 

3. The 10 Best Cities for Starting a Business in 2016

By Zoë Henry

Digest: Startup Communities
Curators: Julian Miller, Brad Feld & Shane Reiser

According to a study looking at the resources needed to successfully startup in the US, the Silicon Valley is not the best place to relocate, it’s not even in the top 50. The article lays out some very valid points as to why this is and might even get you rethinking the way you look at your community and its strong suits. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/b0SeEH

 

4. [QUIZ] What’s Your Business Finance and Credit IQ?

By Lydia Roth

Digest: Small Business
Curators: Marc Prosser & Michael Heiligenstein

Here at Nav, we work hard to fuel success amongst small business owners in America by creating financially fit business owners. To help you self evaluate your financial fitness, we’re bringing you our “Business Finance and Credit IQ” quiz to help you test your knowledge.
Warning: This quiz is not easy! But we have plenty of resources to help you discover what you don’t yet know (but would like to know) — take the quiz to find out what that is. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/b0PZ65

 

5. Google commissioned a multi-year study in to what makes the best teams

By Charles Duhigg

Digest: HR & Employee Experience
Curator: Philip Alexander

The key conclusion was that the best teams respect each other’s emotions, and make sure everyone has a chance to participate. On the surface this could sound trivial, but to male this work you have to understand how to create psychological safety. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/b0PkCv

 

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