Category: Startups

The Truth About Entrepreneurship

Being told “No” 99 times is all part of the process, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to not take it personally. Take a look at this article I wrote for LaunchPad about what it’s like to deal with the ups and downs of entrepreneurship.

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Score on Business Interview – November

Pete Hendrix and I discuss strategy on Channel 5’s “Score on Business”.

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The Nashville Experience Interview

I recently sat down with Corey Webb of “The Nashville Experience” to tell my entrepreneurial story.  You can listen to the interview here.

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Ideas are Worthless

Most small business start with a great idea – it may be a revolutionary product, a service that meets a currently unmet need, or a small twist on an existing business that opens up a whole new market. There are

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Learning How to Juggle

If you ever talk to a juggler, ask them how they learned to do it.

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Putting People First

One of the traps many businesses fall into is relying too much on technology to solve their complex problems. Others rely on detailed processes to “control” their problems. But both of these are tools, which are only as good as

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Top Three ‘Agile’ Mistakes

There is a lot of talk these days about companies and teams being more “agile.” While it’s a great concept, it’s one that is often misunderstood and misapplied. Here are three things that “agile” is NOT:

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Keep the Target Small and Focused

The more you try to accomplish at once, the less efficient you will be at getting it all done.

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