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And Things Keep Getting Worse for this New Business

January 31, 2012

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And worse and worse . . . I have previously chronicled some big problems for a start-up business being launched by a very good friend of mine.  Here are the “get you started” posts on this saga: Big Problems for New Business (Part 1) Big Problems for New Business – So What? (Part 2) Big […]

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Big Problems for New Business – Give a Result (Part 3)

October 26, 2011

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Part 3 of “Big Problems for New Business”, will continue the case-study series of a new product business plan I recently reviewed.  In Part 1 and Part 2, we found some major cracks in the foundation of this business plan – it is not clear who the customer is and what the result from using […]

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Big Problems for New Business – So What? (Part 2)

October 24, 2011

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In Part 2 of “Big Problems for New Business” we continue to analyze the new product business plan that I was asked to review recently.  We are studying this business plan because of the excellent examples of mistakes that it contains.  This is a great case study to see where pieces of a basic product […]

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Big Problems for New Business (Part 1)

October 17, 2011

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Delivering Bad News This weekend I had to give a great friend some really bad news.  And it was tough to send that email.  Took me weeks to do it and hours to shape it – to make sure I wasn’t too harsh, too negative, dumping too much rain on the parade.  But he asked […]

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What can Prof. Van Helsing teach us about strategy?

September 11, 2011

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  Being a frequent flier, I get all the reading time I need.  Recently I finished reading the original Dracula by Bram Stoker.  Now, honestly, I had never read this before.  A little bit of personal pressure to read some literary classics pushed me to getting this downloaded onto the Kindle.  I put at the […]

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