Been a minute since my last post. For the past couple of years I’ve been heads-down building KITE from pre-seed to viable business. Today is our second-anniversary from incorporating, so I thought it might be helpful to share some learnings for fellow entrepreneurs and those pursuing innovation in their businesses. Continue reading
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Today, when I was speaking with a friend of mine who created a start-up last year after an amazing, successful run at large-company brand management, he shared these five truths discovered in the process:
It takes longer than you projected
It costs more than you projected
Interesting who actually helps you vs who said they would
Takes intense focus on fundamentals of business; lots of potential distractions
No one beats a path to your door. You must go get the business.
It’s a blast (he said this but didn’t include this one in the “5” but it’s why all of the above is worth it. What’s your top 5?
Jeremiah Owyang created a great post for career advice to those within corporations–his disclaimer was that these principles apply to moving up within companies, not entrepreneurially. I actually think some are universal, so here’s a recap, the entrepreneurial view and my a few career tips of my own: Continue reading