Today’s startup world is focused on success. Lessons are drawn by studying the accomplishments of Silicon Valley titans. Pitch decks are crafted to mimic those of Google, Amazon and others. A recipe for success? Read more....
It’s always cherry picking time at “Newco.” Confirmation bias is a cognitive weakness frequently observed in startups, where conditions foster its spread.read more
Corporations are people too, especially in their obituaries. People don’t “die” and companies don’t “fail.” We have more acceptable terms to describe their . . . . passing.read more
Do business ethics still matter or have some companies become too big to merit more than a slap on the wrist when they misbehave?read more
There are many indicators that a startup may be going astray. Look for these virtual canaries the next time you venture into the startup mine-works.read more
Give me a clicky keyboard any time. Texting fails to provide the same, comforting, multi-sensory feedback. Nothing compares to typing on my trusty NMB Technologies Hi Tek.read more
When is a test run not a test run? When cash-strapped or inexperienced entrepreneurs are involved. Plan properly, avoid these common pilot production run errors.read more