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Mark Cuban's First Two Rules Of Startups

Mark Cuban's First Two Rules Of Startups

You can argue with me all you want about business and you just may walk away feeling better about what you know. But you argue with Mark Cuban’s experience and wisdom, and you look like a fool. An Exit Strategy Is NOT In The List Of Startup Rules You hear a lot of wantrepreneurs and…

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Entrepreneurial Spirit Enthusiasm

The Entrepreneurial Spirit Is One Of Belief

Being an Entrepreneur requires optimism, outsize amounts of it. And many times, there is very little evidence around us to be optimistic. In fact, quite the opposite may be true. I’ve been called an optimist, but not in a good way. Ironic, given that my ability to point out potential failures –in systems, processes, strategies,…

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Nando lounging at a coffee shop in Austin, Texas ShabbyPic

That Time I Was Famous For 15 Minutes…

This is now more than a month old, but I wanted to share it anyways. Hey, if this was my 15 minutes, I want to make the most of it. It’s difficult not to be flattered when someone asks to interview you. “Why me?” one asks. I guess, to an extent, I consider what I…

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Cheap Fast Good Venn Diagram

Cheap Fast Good Venn Diagram

Cheap, Fast, Good. Pick two. Seriously, how can we expect growth if we expect to have it all to ourselves? If we drain the sub-contractor, how productive can she be? How long will it be before she’s out of business? If we buy based solely on price, what does that say about our concern for…

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