I guess you have arrived when members of your company are given a “nickname” by reporters–The Kaleidicians! I am not sure if this makes us a nation, a sports team, a gang, or a cult? I do know that while the Jason Nation is out thinking up logos we are quitely gaining underground strength. Follow […]
0. Twitter is a coral reef 1. Twitter has tons (maybe more than a million) of users 2. It’s a social ecosystem 3. Everyone can create their own experience 4. You can listen to your customers 5. It creates competitive advantage 6. Journalist use it 7. It’s just fun–try it!
From one of the smartest guys in the software business, Joel Spolsky: I’ve never learned as much about business strategy as I did from the simple infantry concept called fire and motion (it’s also sometimes referred to as fire and movement). Here is how it works. You fire at the enemy. That’s the fire part. […]
Amen! If you are willing to compromise principles because “It’s just business” Why would I trust you to treat customers, people I care about, or me with anything but a what is best for you attitude? Fire these people immediately! (Via Seth’s Blog.)
Successful businesses have to be built on a foundation of integrity. You have a responsibility and trust built between yourself, your customers, your investors/shareholders, and your employees. I have seen early startups swimming in deception about things like financial pro formas, market opportunity, sales pipelines, funding opportunities–they always flounder or fail in this state. Leadership […]
Ed Sim adds color to a good post by Andy Sacks of Judy’s Book about questions you should ask of your business. I think this highlights a broader and more important entrepreneurial concept–turning your brain back on. Becoming an entrepreneur requires you to turn your brain back on after quit possibly years of corporate brain […]
An interesting reflection piece by Seth Goldstein on entrepreneurship. Seth, the CEO of an interesting start-up Root Markets, provides Some Rules for Entrepreneurs. (Via TRANSPARENT BUNDLES by Seth Goldstein.)