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Advice - Every business needs repeatable processes to grow and thrive, but modern business processes need the right people to make them efficient and productive. In addition, today’s customers judge a company by perceived people...
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Advice - Can a brand come back to life? Marketers and customers have often wondered this. Well-known and successful brands like Marvel, Apple, Lego, and Volkswagen have been on the verge of dying out before turning things around. There’s...
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Advertising - According to the Pew Research Center, millennials are the nation's largest living generation. They’re an age bracket that lack a long attention span, and crave experiences, activism, and constant connection. They’re an age group...
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Advice - As entrepreneurs, we identify problems in the market, think up potential solutions, and jump right into building a product. Sadly, we often skip the most important part of building a startup — customer validation. As...
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Strategic - It’s time for more entrepreneurs to reset their focus, and shift their thinking to completely different ways of doing things. Everyone talks about innovation, but the majority of business plans I see still reflect linear thinking...
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Strategic - Tech companies often fail at marketing because they take a fundamentally wrong approach to designing marketing strategy and campaigns. Subpar marketing means “me too,” uninspiring content on corporate blogs with insignificant...
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Strategic - What sparks paradigm-shifting innovation in any business? It’s a special mix of entrepreneur and company — regular in every respect except for having the courage and foresight to make an idea happen that was supposed to be...
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Advice - I see more and more entrepreneurs who seem to have everything going for them – vision, motivation, passion, even a good business plan, product, and money, and yet they can’t close customers. Maybe it’s time to look harder at the...
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Advice -   After 8 years, Docstoc co-Founder Jason Nazar decided to embark on the acquisition process. Reflecting on the moment he read the words 'Docstoc Acquired by Intuit'—a wave of relief washed over him.  TL;DR: Finalizing the...
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Resources - “If you build it, they will come.” It's a line from an old movie, "Field of Dreams", which continues to lead to the demise of too many startups, led by entrepreneurs who really started their business to build an exciting new...
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Advice - You managed to get a lot of people to sign up for your free trial, and yet only a handful of them ever turned into paying customers.Some may have used your product or service for a solid three weeks. Others may have never made a...
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Management - Every boss and decision maker is convinced that he or she is able to look objectively at any problem and make an unbiased decision. Some typically worry about biases in their team, but rarely think of themselves as a source of bias....
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Advice - One day, I stopped into a gas station convenience store on the way to a client meeting. I went to the front counter, found a pack of gum, and plopped it down on the counter.“How much?” I mumbled absently.The man at the...
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Advice - When it comes to business, two heads are better than one. Your chances of success will be greatly improved with a cofounder who has specific traits that help drive the business and that integrate well with your own vision, skills and...
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Advice - Most entrepreneurs who start a company alone soon come to the conclusion that two heads are better than one – someone to share the workload, the hard decisions, and the costs. In a moment of crisis, you may be tempted to take on the...
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Advice - Recently, we wrote about questions that investors ask founders during investor meetings. This week, we are turning the tables and talking about questions that founders need to ask investors.Most founders spend little time asking...

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