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I don’t think Guy sleeps very much, given his advising, mentoring, managing, writing, speaking and blogging schedule.  Apparently all this is not enough activity: he is at it again with a new project from the Truemors team. It is called Alltop, and basically it is a web-based dashboard or table of contents for your favorite […]

I don’t think Guy sleeps very much, given his advising, mentoring, managing, writing, speaking and blogging schedule.  Apparently all this is not enough activity: he is at it again with a new project from the Truemors team. It is called Alltop, and basically it is a web-based dashboard or table of contents for your favorite […]

Scott Shane, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western University and author of Illusions of Entrepreneurship:  The Costly Myths That Entrepreneurs, Investors and Policy Makers Live By, alerted me to his quiz, which I promptly took. I scored 50%, while my buddy Guy Kawasaki scored 40%.  At least I don’t feel so bad! It is […]

Happy New Year Everyone! I really appreciate all of your comments and emails this year.  I am really looking forward to 2008, not just for the projects that I have on the burner, but also to see the great creativity you unleash through your new businesses.  I feel very blessed to be part of your […]

One of the best ways that I learn about my readers is by regularly checking incoming links to my blog.  It was this way that I found an excellent article by Mike Ambrose, a communications guy who writes Krooz:  Comments on Communication and Culture. In Mike’s words, "The past two weeks have been rough! I […]

Thanks to Rich McIver from businesscreditcards.com for alerting me to this great list they compiled on their blog with tons of information for women entrepreneurs (and good info for men too!).  Check out The Woman Entrepreneur’s Toolbox:  100 Networking Resources, Guides and Links.  There is a real mix of eclectic and practical, and I look […]

I can honestly say that my business would have failed miserably without great mentors.  Since the first day I opened my doors (11 years and 2 days ago!), I relied upon the good faith, support, advice and encouragement of smart and experienced mentors.  In addition to helping with general questions (How much should I charge […]

I had a powerful and visceral lesson about the importance of doing vs. analyzing yesterday that has tremendous implications for wannabe entrepreneurs. My two-year old son Josh had his first swimming lesson. We haven’t taken him swimming too much in his short life, but when we have, he has enjoyed it, so I thought he […]

Recently, I wrote about my pleasant experience hearing Seth Godin talk live about his new book The Dip here in Tempe, Arizona.  A lot of folks chimed in with their perspective from live events in the Bay Area, Boston, Salt Lake and Ann Arbor. As a way to continue discussion (and promotion, no doubt!) about […]

Recently, I wrote about my pleasant experience hearing Seth Godin talk live about his new book The Dip here in Tempe, Arizona.  A lot of folks chimed in with their perspective from live events in the Bay Area, Boston, Salt Lake and Ann Arbor. As a way to continue discussion (and promotion, no doubt!) about […]