Startup Lessons Learned Conference Coverage Roundup

Update July 24, 2012: you may also be interested in Startup Lessons Learned Conference 2011 Coverage Roundup Entrepreneurs Need a Community of Practice, Not a Movement Overview The Startup Lessons Learned Conference (#sllconf) was Friday April 23rd, 2010.  This post is an effort to capture  press coverage and blog commentary [...]

By | 2015-02-18T18:38:53+00:00 April 25th, 2010|Customer Development, Events, skmurphy|23 Comments

Lean Software & Systems Conference Recap

I came across an interesting conference going on today that seems related to tomorrow's Startup Lessons Learned Conference: the Lean Software & Systems Conference with a hashtag #lssc10. It looks like this is the second year and last year it was held in Miami in 2009. It's managed by the [...]

By | 2015-02-18T19:04:49+00:00 April 22nd, 2010|Events, skmurphy|0 Comments

Great Demo! Workshop on Sept 15, 2010

Create and Deliver Surprisingly Compelling Software Demonstrations “Do The Last Thing First” — the recipe for a Great Demo! When: Wednesday, Sept 15, 2010 8 am - 5 pm Where: Moorpark Hotel, 4241 Moorpark Ave, San Jose CA 95129 Cost: $590 Before Aug 28: $566 This is an interactive workshop [...]

By | 2014-07-02T11:53:19+00:00 April 14th, 2010|Demos, Events, Sales|3 Comments

Common Mistakes in New Product Introduction Demos

A baker's dozen of common mistakes that I have seen founders make in preparing, delivering, and evaluating a new product presentation/demo. Don't keep giving the same presentation if it's not working. I am surprised when I ask teams who have presented to two or three dozen prospects, "How has the [...]

Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Innovation in Medical Care

Medicine and Electronic Medical Records are way overdue for improvement/disruption. My analysis is that the primary barrier is the economic model most practices operate under is focused on insurance reimbursement not patient satisfaction or outcomes. My hypotheses for this area that the starting niches for truly disruptive offerings would be [...]

By | 2012-10-17T22:45:27+00:00 April 10th, 2010|skmurphy|0 Comments

What Goes On Your Business Card in 2010?

It's hard to believe that I still walk around handing out pieces of paper to new people that I meet. Of course when you wanted a nice resume in 1980 you had to have it typeset--no laser printers yet--so sometimes things do change. What follows is a list of changes [...]

By | 2010-06-01T20:54:18+00:00 April 6th, 2010|skmurphy|3 Comments

I Need Your Advice On Converting This Blog Into A Book

I started blogging on this site October 1, 2006  with "Welcome Entrepreneurs" and have written almost 600 blog posts since then. My opening paragraphs are still applicable to today: This blog is dedicated to entrepreneurs at any stage of their journey.  Both as individuals, in teams, and collectively we all hope to create a [...]

By | 2010-04-06T01:33:10+00:00 April 4th, 2010|Books|0 Comments