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5 things you need to do now if your Q1 is going poorly

5 things you need to do now if your Q1 is going poorly

March 10, 2013 9:15 am by | 0 Comments

Now that we are in March, you should have a pretty good view of how your Q1 is likely to end up. If you are a revenue generating company, you’ve probably got a formally approved 2013 plan by now. (If not, why not?) Your board is paying attention to your performance against plan, and you and your management team are executing based on the plan you had approved, which likely includes both a revenue plan and an expense plan.


Why Canada is beating the U.S. in startup visas

Why Canada is beating the U.S. in startup visas

January 25, 2013 2:39 pm by | 0 Comments

I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a startup visa program. By doing so, they are saying to the world, “Welcome, immigrant entrepreneurs — please come start…



Why the Google+ long game is brilliant

Why the Google+ long game is brilliant

January 6, 2013 1:50 pm by | 2 Comments

I’m finding myself using Google+ more and more. I recently decided that the long game Google is playing is absolutely brilliant. They are being understated about it but doing exactly what business strategists talk about when they describe the long g…


If you can’t explain your startup in one paragraph, you’ve got a problem

If you can’t explain your startup in one paragraph, you’ve got a problem

October 7, 2012 11:37 am by | 1 Comments

A founder should be able to explain what her company does in one paragraph. I like three sentences: (1) what you do, (2) who you do it for, and (3) why anyone should care. Sometimes this can be two sentences, sometimes four, but never more than a paragraph.