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Falcons' Ryan leans on many targets in MVP-type season

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Maybe you too can catch a touchdown pass from Matt Ryan.

Panthers to lean on Jonathan Stewart against Falcons

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In their quest to become the first team to repeat as NFC South champions, the Carolina Panthers will lean heavily on healthy running back Jonathan Stewart

The Latest Product Management Mentors

The Product Guy

Since it’s very lean MVP kick-off in 2013, The Product Mentor has grown to 20+ countries and over 800 mentees in our backlog. Sunday, Feb.

A Sprinkling of Unvalidated Vision May Pay Long Term Dividends

Launching Tech Ventures

Charlotte: This is a great reminder that in the turbulent markets we study, product-market fit is a moving target. VCs: Angels or Demons?

On getting advice

Jeff Hilimire

They saved us from making a lot of big mistakes, like the time we thought we should open a second office in Charlotte. Is the rock swinging?

One rant after another is sometimes required

Taffy Williams

Having spent many years working for the government, I leaned that persistence and calmness pays off. Sorry, it''s not my department!

One of the few girls in the room: How do we accelerate equality in tech?

Version One Ventures

If you’re uncomfortable talking about yourself, you can always lean on these facts. As my “champions” did this for me, I hope to be a champion for my nieces, Cassidy, Katelyn, Cayley and Charlotte. I’ve been wanting to write on the topic of gender for a long time now, but haven’t been able to find the words. Who’s in your network?

Lack of social networking may hinder investment in your company

Taffy Williams

Leaning on the job for this one is a minus attribute. Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of

Remember the square and round pegs must match the correct holes

Taffy Williams

Running a lean startup is different from working in a Big Company. Match the people to the correct task! This includes building a startup.

A Corporate Spy Shop

Taffy Williams

Leaning what your competition is up to has a value to your business. The internet presents a great way to find some of those competitors.

Are You Involved or Committed in a Startup?

Taffy Williams

They also are not likely to have the same resources to survive in lean economic times. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Entrepreneurs in startup companies may spend years working before the company becomes financially stable or a reasonable exit turns up.

This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley. prettylittleceo Scaling Lean Thinking in a Fast-growing Startup Rob Fan.

It Takes Longer and Costs More

Taffy Williams

Showing you can operate on a lean budget is good, but running out too soon is not. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of You are planning the development of your technology and your budgets. You carefully outline the timelines milestones and key inflections for your company growth.


Taffy Williams

The day consistedof meeting faculty with inventions and entrepreneurial leanings. Then I gave a seminar on how to create astartup company.

Sales and Marketing Is Up to the Startup CEO

Taffy Williams

Lean startups may need fewer funds, but they will soon start selling product or services. Other articles are published in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Entrepreneurs are not often equipped with the sales and marketing experience for products. Then meet, present, and close the sale.

RB Hood solidifies starting role in Tar Heels' 17-13 loss

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While the North Carolina Tar Heels may not have gotten a win Thursday night, they appear to have found a running back they can lean on this season

Words and Experiences Are Important to Communication - Who Is On First?

Taffy Williams

Words are not the only part of communication and their interpretation depends on prior leaning experiences. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of It is amazing that some people and cultures are able to relay exact messages but with some degree of effort, it is possible.


Taffy Williams

The reason is not important, but leaning to trust is. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Hiring qualitypersonnel in a startup is partly an art and partly a learning experience. It takestime to collect resumes and interview each candidate. Letthem do their jobs!

Highlights On The Business of Software (2012)


The following is a guest post by Matthew Dean. You can follow him on Twitter at: @GoghUA. One of these things I simply could not miss. Day 1. Value.

Right Place & Time, Diligence & Devotion, and Culture

Taffy Williams

And, it comes with hard work and countless hours of leaning. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of The book “ Outliers: The Story of Success ” by Malcolm Gladwell highlights several examples of how many people succeed while others seem to not fare so well.

Small Business at the DNC: Where Was the Love?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Entrepreneurship had a much quieter role in Charlotte, N.C., this week than at the RNC in Tampa.

Should We Tell Pat to Depart

Taffy Williams

As the CEO entrepreneur, leaning which members are best suited for which task is an important function of the job. Other articles are published in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Unexpected departures of key employees can be hard to manage because of loss of experience and morale changes in the company.

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

All I ask in return in that you pre-order the Lean Startup Book (on or Amazon , your choice). :) Thank you. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

Startup Blog: Need Investment? Increase the Chances by Beefing Up.

Taffy Williams

Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?

The Untold Story of Larry Page's Incredible Comeback

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Everyone knows the tale of Steve Jobs but here is the lesser known story of the Google CEO. All of them. The name didn''t stick. Sullivan told Page so.