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10 common startup mistakes: #7 launch = a perfect solution

April 13, 2018

The seventh installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Half a product. Not a half-a@@ed product. Those of us who prescribe to ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #6 startup mode = winging it

February 19, 2018

The sixth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Smart startups don’t just wing it. While there is certainly a good ...

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Happy Valley Hustle

February 8, 2018

In the shameless self promotion category, Bill Zimmerman who hosts Happy Valley Hustle just did a podcast about the LaunchBox. Bill is an expert in social media for building individual and ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #5 building something = progress

November 28, 2017

The fifth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Having a product doesn’t mean you’re on track. A common mistake that ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #4 new solution = no competitors

September 14, 2017

The forth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes.┬áMistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Being unique doesn’t mean you don’t have competitors. Over the years of asking ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #3 my friends = great cofounders

August 4, 2017

The third installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Friend or co-founder, or both? Are there examples where best friends have started ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #2 everyone = my customer

June 23, 2017

The second installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. No one sells to everyone. Especially startups. While it may be exciting to ...

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10 common startup mistakes

June 8, 2017

About this blog post series… I was recently asked to give a talk at a conference about my work with startups. In thinking about what to talk about, I realized that ...

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Experience asymmetry – creating amazing experiences.

April 2, 2017

Solving problems isn’t enough any more. For decades, we’ve preached the need for startups to focus primarily on figuring out how to provide value to their customers by fixing a problem ...

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