Why Your Startup Community Sucks

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I remember when the startup community literally came to my home town of Des Moines. It was chock full of phony events, phony people, and phony startups. Only after speaking with Brad Feld of Foundry Group do I have a … Continued

The Value of Narrowing What You Do

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This year was the first vacation in memory where people I’ve never met were requesting emerging tech PR communications with zero sales effort on my part. My sales engine was working even when I wasn’t. What did I change? Maybe … Continued

Two questions to kill a stupid idea.

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You’ve heard the phrase “there are no stupid ideas” and while I believe in the overall message, let’s face it: not all ideas are created equal. But how do you tell an employee no without angering team members or worse, … Continued

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