Even techies need to unplug from technology for a little while (but not too long). What better way to unwind than to take it â€œold schoolâ€ and cuddle up with a good bookâ€”about technology of course. Eric Riesâ€™ The Lean Startup is a great read for the entrepreneur looking to strategize business growth in the new year and beyond. The author provides a plethora of tips and resources for fostering startup success.
Anslem Samuel, Senior Producer, has been a culture critic and entertainment journalist for over 10 years. After a four-year stint as Culture Editor at The Source, the New York native became the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Ave, an independent quarterly publication that combined entertainment, social issues and politics. From there, he served as the Senior Editor for XXL magazine for three years before moving up the ranks to Digital Content Director for XXLMag.com. Also heading up an award-winning relationship blog, he now brings his lifestyle expertise to BlackEnterprise.com