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One aspect of business coaching that most small business owners enjoy is the collaboration between themselves and
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 10:02:00 AM
The Evolution of THE STARTUP WAY Cover
by Melissa Z. Moore Tue, Jun 20, 2017 5:16:00 PM
Guest post by Marcus Gosling, VP of Product, Long-Term Stock Exchange. I’m excited to reveal the final cover for Eric’s next book, THE STARTUP WAY, coming
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 5:16:00 PM
It's not uncommon for a small business entrepreneur to be bedfellows with the kind of fatigue that
Mon, Jun 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM
Certainty for a small business entrepreneur is essential. Without it, resources are wasted. Time is frittered away
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM
How to Raise Money and Succeed Long Term (Video)
by Tim Berry Wed, Jun 14, 2017 5:19:00 PM
Jess Lee (Partner at Sequoia Capital) and Aaron Harris (Partner at YC) discuss raising money as an early stage company, and how to think about the
Wed, Jun 14, 2017 5:19:00 PM
How well do angel investments perform?
by Kenneth Obel Wed, Jun 07, 2017 6:51:00 PM
goodcounsel represents a wide range of startups, many of which have raised capital from angel investors. How do these investments perform? It is difficult for us to generalize from
Wed, Jun 07, 2017 6:51:00 PM
Service for Equity Formula
by Tim Berry Tue, May 30, 2017 4:36:00 PM
Say you are a service provider – consultant, designer, coder – and somebody offers you startup equity in exchange for professional service. I pondered this question
Tue, May 30, 2017 4:36:00 PM
What Do Business Plan Financials Look Like
by Tim Berry Tue, May 23, 2017 5:45:00 PM
People often ask: What do business plan financials look like? You can get away with a sales forecast, spending budget, and cash flow plan. That’s enough for
Tue, May 23, 2017 5:45:00 PM
Are There Statistics on Inaccurate Forecasts?
by Tim Berry Mon, May 15, 2017 8:34:00 PM
How often do forecasts fail? How many business forecasts are accurate? Are there statistics on inaccurate forecasts? It’s a good question. It relates nicely to my
Mon, May 15, 2017 8:34:00 PM
Forget Business Networking. It’s a Hoax
by Tim Berry Wed, May 10, 2017 2:16:00 PM
Forget business networking. “Networking” as a business activity is a hoax. Business relationships that you build as business assets are meaningless. As soon as you use
Wed, May 10, 2017 2:16:00 PM