Everything is against you as a startup. The time it takes to bring your product to market. When you start marketing. How lean your product is. How talented your staff is. How prepared you are to build. How financially stable you are. What distractions you have … Continue reading23 Factors That Affect the Failure Probability of a Startup
In a startup, I would be what you consider a COO. I don’t know how to make ANYTHING, except skin toner. Don’t ask me how I know how to make it. It’s a weird thing to know how to make. I don’t even know why … Continue readingHow to Distinguish the Product CEO
I have worked hard at every venture I put my mind to. In the past, I’ve tried to build up multiple start ups from the ground. I tried to swerve my way to financial success. I wanted to have it all. Money. Power. Respect. In … Continue readingWhat I Did When I Realized That My Work Was Pointless
On Quora, I was asked what the best way to get a co-founder who is uninterested and not pulling his weight to resign. The other co-founders are trying to structure an agreement where all parties are happy and are willing to give the guy some … Continue readingThe Best Way to Get an Unvested Co-Founder to Resign
Back at the beginning of January, an Angel had informed me that he wanted to meet. We decided to get dinner and spoke for four hours, about life, Quora, and many other things. I think I was the more curious one, because I kept asking … Continue readingHow I Initiated a Casual Chat with an Angel Investor
The Blueprint for increasing sales, from first hand experience in a high ticket item market. What is the best way to sell fifteen cars a month? How to sell 15 cars a month? Back in 2006, I used to sell 23 a month. I can help. Maybe. … Continue readingThe Ultimate Guide To Increasing Sales
There was once a time, a little over two years ago… When I had gone to Santa Monica, California, for a launch party that the tech start-up, Zaarly, was holding. A few colleagues and myself decided to have a discussion. Everyone was going around the table … Continue readingOvercoming Failure; One Ice Cream at a Time.
What are realistic ways for one to become rich? The question really isn’t how to get rich, but more along the lines of why you want to get rich. Toyota had implemented a philosophy that they use based around five questions that are designed to … Continue reading5 Steps to Creating a Realistic Way to Become Rich