10 posts tagged with "startups"

Creative Selection

After making the shift from computers to personal technology, Apple emerged as one of the most successful enterprises in the world. In his…

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How to Make Wealth

There are a lot of ways to get rich, but this essay is about only one of them. This essay is about how to make money by creating wealth and…

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Human Resources Blueprints

Though some observers might think that most start-ups look pretty much the same, or that the appropriate organizational design and culture…

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Product Market Fit

How do you know when you have product-market fit? The classic answer is that, if you’re asking, you don’t have it. What tends to happen when…

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Scaling a Company

If you want to build an important company, then at some point you have to scale. People in startup land often talk about the magic of how…

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Startup Ideas

Coming Up With Startup Ideas People believe that coming up with ideas for startups is very hard—that it must be very hard—and so they don’t…

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The Lean Startup

Old management methods don’t work well in startups. Planning and forecasting are only accurate when based on a long, stable operating…

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Why It's Hard to Bring Big Company Execs Into Little Companies

So you’ve achieved product market fit and you are ready to start building the company. The board encourages you to bring in some “been there…

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Why You Should Train Your People

People at McDonald’s get trained for their positions, but people with far more complicated jobs don’t. It makes no sense. Would you want to…

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Zero to One

Humans are distinguished from other species by our ability to work miracles. We call these miracles technology. Technology is miraculous…

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