If you seek glory, you are looking for the wrong thing. Especially in startup.
It’s not in the glory of victory that you find yourself. It’s the times of darkness. It’s through the trials and on that last mile where you build your character and become who you are.
That’s why I love the times of hardness. [...]
My 15 minute brain dumps daily- a process I’m adopting after talking to Patricia of Lawless Coach. 15 minutes of focus daily can do wonders. Enjoy mine.
WOW. Wow wow wow. It’s been 3 days since a brain dump and WOW. Things have been moving at lightening speed and I’m trying to do 10 million things at [...]
Sidenote: It’s been killing me not to blog, so I’ve decided to change my blogging style and just extend my stream of thought with quick 15 minute brain dumps here. Enjoy.
Entrepreneurship. Sexy, right? Kinda.
Yay, I’m My Own Boss!
When I first quit corporate, I loved this feeling. WOOHOO NO CORPORATE HELL! I AM NOT [...]
You’re taking over the world right? You have a GREAT idea for a product. You’re doing customer development. This product can be used in so many different ways and across all these different segments and it’s so cool and 5 different types of businesses completely unrelated to each other can use it! Cool. Now how [...]
I’ve been meeting with many new entrepreneurs as of late, especially with the Scrappy Startup lunches I host monthly.
I’ve begun seeing a trend with the initial set of questions that run through one’s mind when starting a company. I had these questions too, so they always make me smile.
Here are a couple tips crucial to set [...]
In the spirit of lean startups and the current economic situation, it was refreshing for Jon and Dan to tell us stories about scrappy startups and the mentality behind scrappy.
What stuck the most to me was the differentiation betweetn lean startup and scrappy startup.
Lean Startup is a methodology, Scrappy Startup is a mentality.
(Thank you, Dan and Jon for enlightening us on this distinction.)
More scrappy stories were shared on how SlideShare scrappified their way to success, how Dan Martell trained his employees in the back of a car while driving to and from meetings, and suggestions on how to be scrappy in your own [...]