Entrepreneurial Proverbs from Marc Hedlund – Great tips to guide both seasoned and rookie entrepreneurs

This was originally published on radar.oreilly.com, an excellent technology company resource. Entrepreneurial Proverbs – Marc Hedlund I gave a talk at ETech on Monday called “Entrepreneuring for Geeks.” I’ve given this general talk a few times now — how can the more technically minded among us move into making companies of our own? I really …

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Business wisdom from a long time ago. Thomas Watson’s take on failure and how it breeds success.

One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from Thomas Watson, the man who took over IBM and built it from a respectable business machine company into the computer giant it is today.  His son, the Jr. version was no slouch.  He oversaw the company during some of its greatest growth years and then was …

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If you have ever thought of starting a company, you MUST watch this video http://bit.ly/knn9rj

Techcrunch’s Disrupt conference was lucky enough to have Paul Graham, Y-Combinator founder, conduct his famous “office hours” in front of the entire conference for several startup CEO’s. This is a must-watch video for anyone who is interested in starting a company today. From Techcrunch’s Jason Kincaid: Six companies were chosen at random from the TechCrunch Disrupt …

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They called it Fraud Theory or “Imposter Syndrome” when I was in school…

From the Business Insider the article below posits that every “healthy” CEO has some level of insecurity.  It’s only a total megalomaniac that has no doubts about his or her ability to perform in a demanding role.  ??A certain overly coiffed, ex-presidential candidate comes to mind… INSTANT MBA: Good CEOs Are Insecure And Know It Today’s advice comes …

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Excellent article for budding Startup CEO’s and their teams…

Antonio Garcia-Martinez is former merchant bankder who started AdGrok, a company that makes using online advertising easier for businesses.  He wrote this article about what to expect and how to plan for the worst as a startup company.  This all applies even more in the high tech space than anywhere, due to the short half lives that ideas …

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