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A Tale of Two Valleys – Silicon Valley and Phoenix

Two weeks ago, I attended the SaaStr annual conference in San Francisco with several thousand other early stage software company founders and leaders. Ten thousand people gathered in the heart of Silicon… Read More

How Your Startup can be More Credible and Less Crazy-looking

Have you ever delivered a great sales pitch to an ideal buyer but they didn’t call you back? Or made a great presentation about your new business idea but the audience didn’t… Read More

27 Awesome SaaS Metrics Resources

The software industry has almost finished its 10-year conversion to SaaS (software as a service). It’s software that runs on PCs, web browsers and mobile devices, and is centrally hosted on servers outside… Read More

12 Strategy Exercises to Help You Get Amazing Results Next Year (and Not Repeat This Year’s Failures)

If you are like most early stage entrepreneurs, you set aggressive goals. You probably got a lot done this year, but you still came up short on achieving everything on your plan…. Read More

The Startup Story of Guitar Hero, the Mega-Hit That Almost Didn’t Happen

A few months ago, I had a long conversation over dinner with entrepreneur and investor Michael Dornbrook. I got to hear how his startup company went from long-suffering video game creator to… Read More