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Advisory deck vs. Board deck - what's the difference?

I am on the advisory board of 2 companies and on the board of directors of 1. One way to┬áthink of startups as going through the “forever school of learning”. 298 more words


Does your idea matter at all to anyone but you as an #entrepreneur?

Short answer – it does a lot, but not as much as you think it does.

There is a never ending debate about how much do ideas matter when you are starting. 506 more words


Gratitude Messages and a Mentor

I’m asking for your help. Who should I send a gratitude message to today? A friend, family member, someone I haven’t talked to in a while, someone who serves me at a local establishment, my hair stylist? 382 more words


The top 5 things you need to do after you hire your first #salesperson at your #startup

After the initial 5 or so customers and exhausting your personal network, and having product market fit, you are likely to look outside and hire your first sales person. 674 more words


Communicating stretch goals internally versus milestones externally

I got an interesting question from Brian of Slope the other day on the process of communicating internal stretch goals (which should be much higher than the… 560 more words


How to set milestones for your startup before you raise money from investors

The question “What do you want to be when you grow up” is a pain to answer for kids as it is for startup entrepreneurs. Most times you just dont know. 655 more words