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10 common startup mistakes: #8 what I think = the facts

July 2, 2018

The eighth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Assumptions can kill your startup. All entrepreneurs start with a bunch of ...

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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, 7.   Half a product. Not a half-a@@ed product. Those of us who prescribe ...

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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 amount ...

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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 startups ...

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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. Mistake 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: #1 an idea = a business

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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