Entries tagged "Strategy"

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016 Time: 6:00 PM Place: Refraction coworking @ Reston Town Center 11911 Freedom Drive, Level 8, Reston, VA (map) Register Here http://www.meetup.com Topic: The human brain is the result of 300 million years of evolution. Yet the part of the brain that makes us human has existed for only 100 thousand years. Our cerebral Read More

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When it comes to entrepreneurs there are entrepreneurs and there are ulcerpreneurs. The entrepreneurs favor a fast pace and quantity over quality while the ulcerpreneurs favor insomnia, insanity and bleeding ulcers over serenity. General Patton said it best when he said, “Holy Crap! Look at all those Indians!’ Oh, no, sorry about Read More

posted in category Execution

it takes more than building it to succeed. Idea’s are a friggin dime a dozen,.. good ideas, great ideas, fantastic ideas, very very good ideas, awesome ideas, and oh yes…. BS crappy ideas too. Building a company around an idea, even an “awesome” idea does not guarantee success. In fact data Read More

posted in category Startup

How Do You Know If You’re Business Is Doing Great? As a business coach, I’d ask, “How’s Business.” The standard answer, “Great!” Then the deeper question, “How do you know?’ “Because our revenue is up 10% and we’re turning a profit.” Me: “Well that’s great if your business was a top performer against peers last Read More

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There are multiple reasons that outsourced development is gaining momentum and they include: Scale – Strong software resources are scarce and difficult to find. Good outsourced solutions can scale quickly.  Our teams at 10Pearls for instance are usually coding full speed ahead within two weeks of signing a contract. Team Fit Risk Read More

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The Love Language Concept Gary Chapman’s book “The Five Love Languages” is a must read book for couples seeking a healthy, sustainable relationship.  The book disputes the golden rule which is commonly thought to be, “Treat other’s as YOU want to be treated,” and supplants it with “Treat others as THEY Read More

posted in category Culture

As I write this, connected to the internet via my mobile phone, I think about the philosophical ramifications of my Verzon FiOS internet failure. I'm a FiOS Internet 150/65 customer which means in the unlikely event that the service for which I'm paying right now was working, I'd be connected Read More

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Do you think it’s a extraordinary idea which makes a great company? Intelligence? Brilliance? Do you think It’s great execution? Is it grit or persistence? The answer is yes. Yes to all those things. Yet Luck is the single greatest success factor. According to studies from the Crank Institute, luck contributes over 74.3% to Read More

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