Month: November 2008

Early Bird Pricing Ends at Noon for Thursday’s IEEE Management Talk

I blogged about Sean’s talk last month but now the talk is this week and the early bird pricing runs out today. Sean is speaking Thursday November 6 at the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the IEEE Technological Management Council on “Ten Business Books in One Hour for the Busy High-Tech Executive.” The recent downturn …

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Scott Sambucci on “An Entrepreneur’s Lessons Learned”

I met Scott Sambucci when I spoke at TVC in July of 2007 in Menlo Park as a part of their “Entering the Entrepreneurial World” seminar. He was kind enough to blog about his take away from the talk in “Definition: Entrepreneurship” where he concluded that even though it was a noun it should be …

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Using the Downturn to Launch Your Consulting Career

The last six weeks or so I have encountered a number of folks who have decided to use the downturn to launch their consulting career. Typically they have been encouraged in this by their former employer who has given them a large check a lot of free time. But some have chafed at cubicle life …

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How To Measure Your Lead Generation Effectiveness

Many start-up founders believe that the sales process should be this straightforward: Get the phone to ring (or e-mail inbox or skype or web contact form) Tell your prospect about your offering Take the order Alas it is normally not this simple, especially if you are selling to businesses. We do encounter some startups that …

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