This week’s stories include simple rules to live by to avoid “scope creep,” poker takeaways, and a two-part handbook for doing deals. They also include insights into the paradox of choice and how it’s best to take social media in stride. Five Rules to Prevent Startup Project Scope Creep – Martin Zwilling, Startup Professionals Musings Does your startup suffer from “scope creep” (or feature creep)? Find out what this is and how you can prevent it from driving your product into the ground. Are Poker Playing Entrepreneurs More Successful? – Bob La Loggia, CEO StormSource Software What poker players can teach you. Doing Deals — 3 Tips for Entrepreneurs (Part 1) – Scott Edward Walker, Forbes Here are some great deal tips. And you can check out more here. Small Biz 911 – MSNBC’s Your Business Small business advice from Stella Grizont, Managing Director of "Ladies Who Launch" for New York City and New Jersey, and Rod Kurtz, Executive Editor of AOL Small Business. This post was authored by Founders Workbench.