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November, 2012

Roundup Saturday November 24 2012

The post “How to Get Startup Ideas” talks about the correct way to think about an idea for a startup.  The best way to come up with an idea is to think about a problem to solve rather than to think of a way to solve a problem that nobody has. “Top 25 Graduate Programs […]

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Roundup Thursday November 15 2012

There are many attributes, skills, and abilities that companies should look for in order to hire an effective team.  It might be hard to know exactly what kind of personality traits a company needs.  The post “The Seven People You Need to Succeed in Business Today” talks about the important roles that need to be […]

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Roundup Thursday November 8 2012

Anyone that is interested in owning their own business should learn about the Lean Startup.  Lean has been borrowed from Lean Manufacturing and is now applied to entrepreneurship.  The post “Get Lean to Achieve Radical Success” summarizes the Lean Startup.  I highly recommend the book The Lean Startup by Eric Ries.  Ries talks about using […]

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Roundup Thursday November 1 2012

“Lessons from Leaders: How JBoss did it” – David Skok talks about the success of the company JBoss.  JBoss went from gaining $1 million in profits a year to receiving $65 million in an annualized bookings run rate per year and were acquired for $350 million and an earnout of $70 million. Marketing is essential […]

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