Sun.Nov 04, 2012

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7 Keys to Positioning Your Competitors to Investors


Steve Jobs and Bill Gates image via Here are some common pitfalls or traps to avoid: Above all, don’t say you have no competitors.

What I'm Reading This Sunday Morning

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

A Capitalist's Dilemma by Clayton Christensen. The Money Quote: The answer is that efficiency innovations are liberating capital, and in the United States this capital is being reinvested into still more efficiency innovations. In contrast, America is generating many fewer empowering innovations than in the past. internal rate of return).

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Why “The Culture of Failure” is Imperative to Startup Communities

Both Sides of the Table

I recently wrote about the 12 tips to building successful startup communities. I remember this lesson well. Failure is critical. Anyhow.

10 Keys To An Accountable Entrepreneur Role Model

Startup Professionals Musings

Getting things done effectively in a startup requires total individual and team accountability. Reward accountability consistently and often.

Using Systems to Grow Your Business

Growthink Blog

This means that they do the right things, in the right way. Well, what does "correctly" even mean? Quality goes down, morale goes's read more.

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What are your top 3 challenges?

There are a few key things which looking back I remember I was very bad at. One of them was asking people for advice. Anyone wants to help you. Growth.

Affiliate Marketing Update: November 4th, 2012 An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Jeez… it’s already been a week since my last post? That’s crazy. Well here’s an update on what has happened over the past week. I’ve been continuing to work hard on my campaigns, even though I said that I’d be taking a bit of a break in order to catch up on other work and personal things. Landing Pages. Weird. 0.96%.

Some Thoughts on why Enterprise is so Hot

Rob Go

First, apologies for the lack of links – I’m writing this on my phone. I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the recent shift we’ve seen towards more startups and investors focused on the enterprise. But I think that the shift towards the enterprise is indicative of where we are in the current innovation cycle.

Behind the Scenes

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

New York City will host the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this month. and Canada. Cue the Music! His sons, T. William Lockwood Sr.

Automatic Updates Are The Future

Constantly Learning

Kaspersky's Q3 IT Threat Evolution Report was released last week and although reports like these are typically used as marketing fluff by vendors they still provide interesting insights. Mobile Threat Landscape Since iOS data is hard to come by. The report only focuses on Android devices.According to the report Gingerbread

More Innovation

deal architect

On the New Florence blog The miniaturization of pacemakers and other implants How Cushing, OK affects all our gas prices A Bird’s Wing View The Mobile Payments Land Grab Always make new mistakes Cognizant Community 2012 Fail Faster at Facebook. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

Mother And Son Business Team Gives Tips On Running A Family Business


Budge and Linda Collinson of Infusion Sciences should know: the mother and son both work in the same company. Divided Roles. Seek Outside Advice.

How to Simplify Lean Startup for Accelerators

Kevin Dewalt

Summary: Even startups in Y-Combinator need Lean Startup help. Are you solving a real problem? Do people want the solution? Keep it simple. Questions?

Small Business and Startups: End-of-Year Mishegoss, 2012 Version

crowdSPRING Blog

Think of how many times you dropped something and called yourself a klutz , or declared as a maven a person whose expertise impressed you. Plan ahead.

[Review] The Wisdom Of Failure


Thomas Edison also said this: If I find 10,000 ways something won’t work, I haven’t failed. Weinzimmer and Jim McConoughey.

How to Simplify Lean Startup for Accelerators

Kevin Dewalt

Summary: Even startups in Y-Combinator need Lean Startup help. Why Accelerators Need Lean Startup. Are you solving a real problem? Keep it simple.

Social Enterprise: Sourcing Initial Investments

Business Plan Blog

Seeking initial investment for your social enterprise places you in the “seed stage” of financing your company. Another idea is crowdfunding.


WORSHIP SUNDAY: Blessed Assurance performed by Jadon Lavik -.

Mark Birch

WORSHIP SUNDAY: Blessed Assurance performed by Jadon Lavik - This hymn has been on my mind all day long and I just had to post it tonight. It is classic Christian hymn penned in the late 1800’s by Fanny Crosby and Phoebe Knapp. This modern take by Jadon is one of my favorite recordings of this oft-recorded hymn.


WORSHIP SUNDAY: Oh Happiness by David Crowder Band - Needed.

Mark Birch

WORSHIP SUNDAY: Oh Happiness by David Crowder Band - Needed something uplifting after a week of disaster and misery and pain in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. I am optimistic and hopeful however as people help each other and lives get restored. So here is a happy song, originally off the Church Music album.