New startups form in private conversations: here are some ways to make it easy for potential cofounders to find you based on the problem you are working on or customer need you plan to address. […]
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I ran into Shane Reiser (@ShaneReiser) at the Intrapreneur Conference in Silicon Valley and was impressed by his new startup (Your Ideas are Terrible) with cofounder Carie Davis to bring lean thinking to corporate innovation. What follows is a Q&A we conducted over email with hyperlinks added for context. [...]
Someone recently sent an E-mail began “At the risk of sounding like an infomercial…” to a list several thousand subscribers that I am a member of and I was moved to write down a list of phrases to think twice before saying (or writing). […]
These are excerpts from Episode 9 of Outlier on Air: Tristan Kromer, A Lean Approach to Business. They are in the same sequence the took place in the interview but a number of stories and asides have been omitted to focus on what I felt were some extremely valuable insights from Tristan [...]
Brian Fuller had an interesting blog post on why you should circle the chairs in a meeting to increase audience participation at "Industry events need to get more social." Panels and speeches at events are the live equivalent of newspaper publishing: We talk, you listen. Newspapers and magazines have been [...]
The regular schedule for the Bootstrapper Breakfast fit nicely with the holidays this December. One around the table question we will ask at all three December breakfasts is, "What did you learn in 2013 that will make you more effective as an entrepreneur in 2014?" Fri Dec 6 7:30am Bootstrapper Breakfast Palo [...]
Want to read more? Here is a sitemap of additional SKMurphy content A Advisory Board Angel Funding Appreciative Inquiry B Bootstrappers Breakfast Blogging Business Cards Business Development Business Model Business Strategy Buy Process C Cohan's Great Demo Compelling Demonstrations Consulting Customer Development Customer Support D Design Automation E Early Adopters [...]
To ensure that conversations and requests for help were productive, Anthony Scampavia kept a question at the top of his whiteboard in his various offices at Cisco for more than a dozen years: What is the problem you are trying to solve? Here are three problems we have identified and [...]
A collection of quotes of interest and use to entrepreneurs: these quotes for entrepreneurs were identified in October 2010. […]
Sean Murphy to Moderate Panel “Will Work for Equity – the World of Startups” at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2010
EVENT ADVISORY for San Jose, CA – Sean Murphy, CEO at SKMurphy, will host the "Will Work For Equity - the World of Startups" panel discussion at the 2010 Silicon Valley Code Camp at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA. The panel will outline important tips and issues to consider [...]