Category: Startups

Thinking Out Loud

Sell the problem you solve. Not the Product.

People do not want to spend money on another product. They don’t even want to download another piece of software. They want a solution to their immediate problem. Often, startups concentrate so much on thinking through their product, adding features, and convincing themselves that this is the best (insert product category here) that’s ever been seen. […]

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Executable ideas will be the most valuable products of the 21st century

Executable ideas will be the most valuable products of the 21st century

Ideas are nice, but only executable ideas produce economic and social benefits. The laws of impermanence now rule the marketplace. Execution rules. Entrepreneurship and self-employment are the strategies most likely to succeed. Startup companies and individual entrepreneurs are the powerhouse of the next economy. There are tens of thousands of startups – working right now on new […]

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Once upon a time

The industrial era was a time where people learned a useful skill set, took a job, crafted a lifetime career, and retired on a pension. A lot of people found jobs that allowed them to coast along doing the same old stuff for decades. Then the world discovered computers and joined them together, and created […]

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