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While I never going into depth about the finds, I do encourage you check them out if they sound interesting.
This post lays out six common sense reasons why a laser focus is more likely to lead to startup business success. The most common mistake I run into is number six. Despite technology, virtual teams, and all of the other business incubation innovations over the last ten years organizations still fall into the ‘one more thing’ trap.
In this interview, Patrick Van der Pijl, founder of Business Model Inc. speaks about Business Model Innovation and the book Business Model Generation he produced and which was written by Alexander Osterwalder, Ph.D, and Professor Yves Pigneur. Aso check out the second part, in which Patrick shares some business tips for future entrepreneurs.
Steve Blank lays out an argument that supports his belief that Startup America, the new public/private initiative to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship in the U.S., will have a hard time achieving its goals. He state three reasons for this view, but the most important reason to read this post id that he does a great job in describing the types of entrepreneurs.
This is a short but on point review of Steven Rosenbaum’s (CEO of Magnify.net new book Curation Nation. The core of the book focuses on how legacy media companies can transform into curation companies. Check out the review; as a industry veteran I know that I’m interested in his insights.
In this post Rob O’Regan contends that AOL’s recent acquisition of Huffington Post is actually a far better barometer of the future of digital news than is The Daily, News Corp.’s ipad only publication.