Entrepreneurial Imagination

And you ask me what I want this year And I try to make this kind and clear Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days Cause I don't need boxes wrapped in strings And designer love and empty things Just a chance that maybe we'll find better days [...]

By | 2011-12-30T23:31:06+00:00 December 26th, 2011|skmurphy|0 Comments

December Bootstrapper Breakfasts Recap 2011 To Prepare for 2012

We have four Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfasts® scheduled in the last two weeks of December. All of these Bootstrapper Breakfasts will feature a facilitated roundtable conversation among bootstrapping entrepreneurs, a chance to network before and after the formal meeting, and the opportunity to compare notes with other bootstrapping entrepreneurs who [...]

By | 2014-09-07T21:48:46+00:00 December 19th, 2011|Events, skmurphy|0 Comments

Book Club: The Innovator’s DNA: Associating

Call-in Book Review recorded on February 22, 2012 Terry Frazier, Steve Hogan and Sean Murphy recap Christensen's’ “The Innovator's DNA chapter 2” with insight of how they have incorporated associating into their work. Chapter 2: Discovery Skill #1 Associating The Innovator’s DNA by Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, Clayton M. Christensen [...]

By | 2014-07-02T11:16:03+00:00 December 16th, 2011|Books, Events|5 Comments

Zoom In For Traction, Zoom Out For Impact

Your startup is  a work in progress.  When most entrepreneurs evaluate where they are it’s difficult not to include the promising future they foresee naturally ensuing from current efforts (or on bad days the certain doom no matter what they do). If you are not getting traction, if you don’t [...]

Anne Rozinat of Fluxicon Joins Business Book Panel for “Second Economy”

"Every so often—every 60 years or so—a body of technology comes along and over several decades, quietly, almost unnoticeably, transforms the economy: it brings new social classes to the fore and creates a different world for business...something deep is going on with information technology, something that goes well beyond the [...]

By | 2011-12-16T11:28:05+00:00 December 13th, 2011|Books, Events, skmurphy|0 Comments

Silicon Valley Bootstrapper Breakfasts in December/January

We have been facilitating Bootstrapper Breakfasts® since 2006 in Silicon Valley.  Our promise is serious conversations about growing a business based on internal cash flow and organic profit. This is not for entrepreneurs who want to meet VCs--there are plenty of meetings in Silicon Valley that already enable those conversations--this [...]

By | 2014-08-18T01:36:42+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Events|0 Comments