Originally published June 11, 2010 I mentioned last week that my "Startup Wisdom (2009) E-book" was available. I thought I would provide some more background on my interest in quotes and offer an incentive for my readers to "Suggest a Quote for Entrepreneurs" using my contact form. I have been [...]
Successful innovation results when entrepreneurs manage their own shortcomings, find a problem they care about, and approach it from different angles with small safe-to-fail experiments. Dave Snowden on Culture and Innovation Dave Snowden has a thought provoking post on Culture and Innovation where he identified three necessary, but not sufficient [...]
Disruption is caused by the new business models an innovation enables. A disruptive innovation can be hard to spot because competitors can offer a different value proposition, not necessarily a better one. […]
Key take-aways from customer discovery interviews: prospect’s description of their situation, needs, vision for a solution, plan to measure solution impact. […]
I am deprecating my use of Facebook except for a small group of friends and family. On-line communities do not enable person to person trust to scale. […]
I have decided that deprecating Facebook, migrating off of it as a social network, is the most prudent response to a series of actions by management. Because my decision is based on a lack of trust of the current leadership I will revisit it every six months or so to see [...]
The Startup Wisdom E-Book (2009 Edition) is now available. currently unavailable. It collects contemporary and classic quotes that I believe offer entrepreneurs practical insights and encouragement. It includes commentary on many of the quotes and suggestions for how to apply them. Early reviewers have found it energizing. Like a double [...]
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