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Category Archives: Business model

Beacon CEO Flies New Airline Service

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I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Wade Eyerly, CEO of private airline Beacon, which offers unlimited flights between Boston and New York for $2,000 per

|20 Oct 2015

Why Google Can’t Run Its Business Like Google

Logo of Google’s new holding company Alphabet
Late last month I posted an article on this blog titled “Why You Can’t Run Your Company Like Google.

|14 Aug 2015

Greed Is Good? For-Profits vs. Nonprofits

What is the difference between nonprofits and for-profit enterprises? If you listen to the popular media, for-profits are greedy, nasty organizations that succeed by taking advantage of poorly informed customers.

|04 Aug 2015

Why You Can’t Run Your Company Like Google

Google’s Eric, Larry and Sergey in a self-driving car; January 20, 2011
I think we all know that Google is an outlier in business, but we can’t help comparing ourselves to them.

|21 Jul 2015

Are You Running Out of Time to Show Customer Value?

Each interaction with a customer is an opportunity to either earn loyalty or alienate. This conclusion is true whether your company provides products to mass markets like McDonald’s, or for specialized use, like those provided by GE.

|19 Dec 2013

To Board or Not to Board: That is the question for early stage companies

Steve Blank: Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats

Brad Feld: Start Building Your Board Early

This week in The Wall Street Journal blog “The Accelerators,” Brad Feld and Steve Blank wrote articles taking opposing sides about when early stage found

|20 Jun 2013

Can having too much capital be a problem?

Have less funding than your competitors? Good!

I often talk with young entrepreneurs who are struggling to raise money to keep their startup going. They are typically high achievers who have never failed at anything in their life.

|13 Jun 2013

Business is unpredictable despite your best calculations

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The quest to know all the answers down to the last decimal place sometimes gives people a false sense of surety.

|16 May 2013

Six Hats of the CEO: Architect

The architect is the third hat in my series on the six roles of the CEO. Jim Schleckser, CEO and managing partner of the Inc.

|16 Apr 2013

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