“Better” is the Enemy of “Good Enough”

Better is the enemy of good enough–This phrase is attributed to Sergey Gorshkov, the commander in chief of the Soviet Navy from 1956 to 1985, who managed it’s dramatic expansion during the Cold War. Perfectionists get this wrong, siding with “Better.” Entrepreneurs who prosper, for the most part, side with [...]

Quotes for Entrepreneurs – July 2008

Continuing my twitter experiment from April, May, and June more quotes about the challenges of entrepreneurship.  I collect these quotes for entrepreneurs into a blog post at the end of the month. Enter your E-mail if you would like Feedburner to deliver new blog posts to your inbox. Here are my [...]

By | 2014-08-14T20:52:53+00:00 July 29th, 2008|Quotes, skmurphy|3 Comments

DIY Marketing Leads Fall Workshop Schedule

Getting More Customers (a Do-It-Yourself marketing and self-promotion workshop) leads SKMurphy's fall workshop schedule. SKMurphy workshop combine lecture, written exercises, and interaction with a roomful of entrepreneurs. We guide you through your one-page plan and provide time dedicated to your business. You leave with a one-page action plan that's based [...]

By | 2008-08-08T22:22:27+00:00 July 27th, 2008|Events|0 Comments

Fall Workshop Schedule Announced

We have our fall workshop schedule up: Thursday August 21, 2008 8:15-1:00pm Getting More Customers Where: Plug & Play Tech Center 440 N Wolfe Rd Sunnyvale, California 94085 Cost: $95 before Aug-10; $125 before Aug-18; $250 until class. Fee includes breakfast, lunch, and a workbook. Register https://www.123signup.com/register?id=tpzbv Description: We will [...]

By | 2009-12-21T00:26:05+00:00 July 18th, 2008|Events, skmurphy|0 Comments

IEEE/NATEA Event on Cloud Computing July 19 at Stanford

I have become convinced that "software above the level of the device" whether it's called Grid, Farm, Cluster, Multi-Core, ManyCore, or Cloud Computing represents a significant opportunity for application development by start-ups. The IEEE Stanford (Student Chapter), IEEE Computer Society (Santa Clara Valley Chapter), and NATEA are jointly sponsoring an [...]

By | 2009-02-07T16:43:42+00:00 July 17th, 2008|Events, skmurphy|1 Comment

Quotes on Communication

Two from "Knots" by R.D. Laing "What Jack says about Jill, Says more about Jack, Than it does about Jill." If I don't know I don't know, I think I know If I don't know I know, I think I don't know Three that I have not been able to [...]

By | 2009-06-25T11:55:46+00:00 July 15th, 2008|Quotes, skmurphy|0 Comments

Diane Green Out At VMWare

I was sorry to read the "VMware Announces Change in Executive Leadership" press release today from EMC. VMware’s Board of Directors announced today that it has made a change in the leadership of the company with the departure of Diane Greene as President and CEO. VMware’s Board of Directors has [...]

By | 2008-10-28T21:27:31+00:00 July 8th, 2008|Founder Story, skmurphy|0 Comments