Sat.Feb 16, 2013

9 Entrepreneur Lessons Not Taught in the Classroom

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurship is all about leading – leading customers to a new product or service, leading a startup team to peak performance, and leading a new business to the market opportunity, while providing maximum return to stakeholders.

Video Of The Week: The kbs+ Ventures Interview

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I sat down with kbs+ Ventures late last year and they produced this interview which I think came out well. This video is part of a series on Creative Entrepreneurship that includes a book on the topic. The book is available for a free pdf download here.

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This is Not Your Father’s Software Industry

Andrew Payne

The software industry has seen major changes in the past 10 years, as the business of software has gotten increasingly efficient and friction-free. Expensive software stacks, primitive tools, million dollar server farms, and 50+ person development teams have given way to free, open source, high-quality tools, small teams, and rentable infrastructure.

The Trust Lubricant: Building Relationships to Sustain Your Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

What makes a good business relationship? It is a quality product? Open lines of communication to your client? The ability to fulfill every single client request?

This is Not Your Father’s Software Industry

Andrew Payne

The software industry has seen major changes in the past 10 years, as the business of software has gotten increasingly efficient and friction-free. Expensive software stacks, primitive tools, million dollar server farms, and 50+ person development teams have given way to free, open source, high-quality tools, small teams, and rentable infrastructure.

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Weekend Favs February Sixteen

Duct Tape Marketing

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.

March 3-6, Birmingham, AL: Alternative Investing Conference

David Teten

The Southern States Business Coalition (SSBC) is bringing some of the country’s leading Plan Sponsors, Institutional Investors, and Alternative Investment professionals to Birmingham, AL, March 3-6 for the Southern States Alternative Investment Symposium 2013.

I’ll paypal $5 to the first person who can tell me how to do this in gmail…

Jeff Hilimire

I very much want to automatically archive everything that doesn’t fall into the Priority Inbox on gmail, so that my “inbox” only ever has emails deemed as “Important” I need this not necessarily for the web version of gmail, but for the apps I use to access my gmail account (iPhone and iPad Mail apps, and now Mailbox on the iPhone).