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We Need More Phoenix Entrepreneurs to Think Bigger

Steve Case AOL lunch

A couple months ago, I had lunch with some fellow tech entrepreneurs in downtown Phoenix. It was a really special lunch. Across the table from me was Steve Case, the billionaire co-founder… Read More

Timeless Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Presidential Election

The political process is a marketing game. The marketing game is about getting enough people to take action to support your goals. The marketing game is not about being right, having a… Read More

The 7 Telltale Signs You Have Strategic Problems That Limit Your Growth

When I help CEOs with their growth challenges, I first list of all the problems they face. Then I divide these issues into two buckets – tactical and strategic. Tactical issues exist… Read More

The 5 Zones of Phoenix Software Companies – with Interactive Map

This week I launched the interactive map of Phoenix software companies. This map shows all Arizona-based software companies and remote offices of non-Arizona companies. We can finally see where all our software players are… Read More

The 7 Marketing Strategy Questions for Entrepreneurs

David Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, used to say this: “Marketing is too important to leave to the marketing department.” He knew the strategic questions that drive great marketing execution are the same questions at… Read More