Time to Start a Startup?

When is it Time to Start a Startup?

I’m guessing people struggle with this question all the time. I think the five most important things to understand about yourself in answering this question are sunk costs, opportunity costs, experience/knowledge, the idea and inner drive. This post focuses on product-based startups. Services-based startups are different because you can start making money in those right away and…

Love and Magic

Love and Magic

One thing I have always observed to be true is that the most successful people can do two things exceedingly well: Know the small amount of things that are truly important. Have an unrelenting focus on those things. I believe this applies regardless of profession, job, relationships… well, it applies everywhere. Now why is this?…

Client Experience

Why so little focus on Client Experience?

Few would argue some really key business tenets: It is harder to acquire a customer than keep one. It takes a long time (sometimes years) for customers to become profitable. The best salesperson you could ever have is your (happy) customer. I could go on for pages! Before looking at how to please your client,…