There was an interesting tweet thread started by Semil of HayStack about why he passes on some investments; personal, gut, intuitive feeling. I’m a big fan of him, his investments and his advice, so I wanted to expand on my thoughts around this. It is common for me to politely pass on an investment b/c […]
Your challenge as an entrepreneur and business leader is to discover ways to improve the fulfillment of your team, without turning back the clock on technology.
Failure is difficult for anyone. But it becomes a part of your story, often in positive ways.
In the world of entrepreneurs and startups, high-level relationships are everything. You can’t start a business alone. You need partners, team members, investors, vendors, and customers. But people don’t realize that all relationships are not the same. There are people you only recognize on the street, business friends, and then close friends whom you can […]
Startups aren’t about big announcements. They are about being in the trenches every day getting just one more small victory.
One of the biggest challenges I have as an advisor to tech entrepreneurs is to convince you that marketing is required for your product, no matter how great it is, just to get it found with today’s information overload. A comparable problem is to get entrepreneurs to market themselves, for the same reason. Your abilities […]
You are a change maker. Hard work, persistence, and passion have helped you bring your idea to early life. Resourcefulness has enabled you to get insights about problems worth solving, cycle through prototypes, and rough out a business model. You’ve tapped into as many extra hours as you have been able to find in your […]
Traditional marketing says you have to “push” your message out to customers, over and over again, to get you remembered. A more effective approach in today’s Internet and interactive culture is to use “pull” technology to bring customers and clients to your story. You pull people in by providing new content with real value on […]
Businesses need to adapt their mindset to the “new world” of marketing starting with understanding effective Facebook advertising strategies.
Learn how to set the tone for how sales team should interact with one another to prevent the typical bro culture all too often found.