Putting #LeanStartup Into Practice With StuckIn.TV

For those who know me personally, real football (i.e. soccer) is a passion of mine.  I grew up playing competitively and the game took me many places – the sport became a way of life to me.  Soccer put me through college and this time period in my life became a defining moment for who I […]

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Let’s Startup America The #LeanStartup Way

I think the announcement for Startup America is fantastic news.  However, I believe that those of us practicing Lean Startup need to reach the folks leading this charge to strongly consider the ways in which they influence, teach and foster entrepreneurship.  We’ve evolved and we need not teach younger entrepreneurs the same old things. I’m […]

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Spend Time Discovering The Right Marketing Strategy Instead Of Spending Money Validating The Wrong Plan

Spend Time Discovering The Right Marketing Strategy Instead Of Spending Money Validating The Wrong Plan

Do you know how so many startups (new businesses or executives building new business divisions) set out to tackle the market with a comprehensive business plan that they’ve poured hours, days, if not weeks into building that 50 page document but have never spoken to one single customer they plan to market to?  Well, unfortunately […]

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How Important Is The “Why” In What You Are Doing?

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Are You Running Lean? Here’s 3 Critical Reasons Why You Should Be

This is an honest plug for Ash Maurya because I believe he’s really earned it and I think you should really consider getting his book if you are in the process of building a company, especially a web based software company. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend Ash’s Running Lean Workshop in Austin.  As an […]

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It’s All About The Value You Create For People – Right?

It’s All About The Value You Create For People – Right?

I just came in from a 3 mile run with Nike+ on my iPhone while listening to Led Zeplin on Pandora.  Man, running is such an experience today compared to just a decade ago.  I think I could have been in even better shape in college if I would have had access to the tools […]

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Failed Attempts Are Hypothesis Proven Wrong:  Learn & Get On With It

Failed Attempts Are Hypothesis Proven Wrong: Learn & Get On With It

As I was sitting down thinking about what to write about that could help other would be entrepreneurs (you), what came to mind was the mistakes I’ve made trying to build businesses.  And, since I’m still at it I can only really share what I’ve learned in the process.  When I finally do succeed, then […]

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