Archive | October, 2009

Should you Take Money from a Strategic Investor?




The fact that anyone is offering you money is a good thing, at least in times like these.  But wipe the smile off your face and realize that you have some tough decisions ahead of you – you need laser focus!  Not all money is good money, or smart money for that matter.  This issue is not […]

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Being the First Mover or Having No. 1 Market Share Isn’t Everything




I don’t care if your company is bigger than the competition or has what some like to call the “first mover advantage,” beating out the competition is all about differentiation and playing to your strengths.  What recently got me thinking about this was an older podcast I was listening to from Stanford University’s Entrepreneurial Thought Leadership program.  The […]

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