“I can’t find the right people” “I’ll just do it myself” “Nobody cares about my business as much as I do” As a founder, it feels easier to do things yourself. I get it. For many years I was scared to death about giving up control. I wanted to be the best at everything in my business. Sales, marketing, operations,
Nokia. Myspace. Blockbuster… They didn’t evolve fast enough. Now, where are they? And after two failed businesses, I learned this the hard way:
My latest guest is controversial. If you google ‘Nathan Latka’, you’ll see headlines that call him inspirational… and others that call him a con-man (or use more colorful language). Most CEOs or software founders would fear that kind of negative press. But not Nathan. In fact… he encourages it.
Wow. What an amazing speech. I had no idea. What I love most is the passion, the story and the way he told it. This video should be shown in every business class because it represents the power of story and passion. Here’s a guy that devoted his life to helping children understand themselves better. He didn’t agree with cartoons
Every time I bring up Bitcoin, people quickly say “I don’t get it”, or “It’s too complicated to use”. Then I ask them “Guess how many websites existed online in 1993?”. 623. At the end of 1994 – over 10,000+. Oh, and how hard was it to use the internet at first? Well you needed to use your phone, dial
Shit happens. As an entrepreneur, it’s inevitable that things aren’t going to work out as planned. Just because you came up with the idea, doesn’t mean it will work. That would be like working out at the gym and thinking just because you put the weight on the bar, that you should be able to lift it. That’s not how
I read a lot of tech news and blog posts from smart startup people. I believe it’s important to stay on top of things to get a feeling for new trends, to learn from fellow entrepreneurs, and to hear what my friends and colleagues are working on. There is one problem with tech & startup news though… there’s too much!
I believe that it takes more than innovation to succeed. It requires a great product experience. Apple definitely set the standard, but many new companies have embraced this trend and the bar has been set higher. Product design will be a huge differentiator going forward especially when it comes to mobile and consumer applications. Mobile web, displays and browser technologies
Big Thinkers I’ve had an epiphany. It hit me the other day that no matter what’s happened to me in my life, I’ve always been able to work it out. Sure I’ve hit some crazy walls and got stopped in my tracks, but at the end of the day I figured it out. Things weren’t as bad as I thought
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