Advice for the idea stage
Is your startup a Feature, Product or Company?
Advice for raising capital
How to pick which VC to partner with?
What are the VC due diligence questions?
How hot is my start-up? Excel model – opens in Read Only
When to raise money or accelerate? Check the POCA Curve
Advice for Startup Nation founders
Startup Nation founder pitching in Silicon Valley? Watch this video:
Startup Nation founder pitching in Silicon Valley? Read this deck
Advice for running a startup
Starting a company? It’s like starting a fire
Want to stop team arguments and seed a culture? Publish your House Rules
Read what Dale Dauten thinks about House Rules
What should your board deck look like? the right level of detail
What to do during a crisis? Survive, then thrive.
Advice for product management
How to get your product MVP to market fast? Run an Innovative Software Factory
Article: The Object Toaster
Advice for sales
Sales are slumping? Is it a Market, Product or Sales Execution issue?
Negotiating a contract? Get to know the Deal Breakers
Pitching your product
Pitching your product – Take 2
Advice for first-time founder/CEO – or how to keep your sanity
Your team messed up? Just ask questions to say what you mean
Considering hiring a CEO? Read So You Want To Hire a CEO
Considering hiring a CEO? The Deck
Work/life balance issues? See this 4 parameter equation
The stress is getting to you? Try to limit the time you are “on”
Need a vacation? Learn about taking proper vacations
Who is your real friend? Someone who shares bad news
The best advice I ever got? This is it
Do you really need to take this meeting?
How to fit in and stand out?
Why do I need a strategy? I know you have a strategy when you tell me what you are NOT doing!