Categories
Startups

Make this year new

I always enjoy the start of a new year. Technically, the only thing new is the last digit of the number in the year, but it’s still new, and in the business world, that means you can start with a fresh annual P&L. Well, the same applies to individuals, too. … Keep reading >>>

Categories
Startups

Standing Still

As we reached the summit of Blood Mountain today, we all dropped our backpacks, shed a layer or two, and relaxed for a short time while we waited for the Scouts to boil the water for the traditional top-of-the-mountain hot chocolate. We engaged in lots of small talk and discussed … Keep reading >>>

Categories
Startups

Repetition is the key to success

Tomorrow morning, my son and I will head up to Blood Mountain with his Boy Scout Troop to do the annual rain or shine cold or warm day hike. As we planned and gathered our gear for this outing, I recalled all the things we do again and again, and … Keep reading >>>

Categories
Startups

Advice from An Old Farmer

I am not sure of the origin of these words, and I cannot take credit for any of them, but they are pure genius. This Christmas, live a little more simply. We get caught up in our tech, devices, Wi-Fi, startups, and everything else that detracts from actual living. Enjoy, … Keep reading >>>

Categories
Pitch Practice Startups

Turn your meetings into pitch sessions

After 2+ years of Pitch Practice (almost) every Friday, my mind has often wondered what else we could accomplish in coaching entrepreneurs in how to more effectively deliver their message. Last week, as I gushed to the Village staff about how freaking awesome it is that they named the conference Keep reading >>>