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Community, Coaches, and Implementers: Why I’m so excited about the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)

I have made an extraordinary discovery and I am making a full pivot based on what I’ve learned.  I have been an entrepreneur since college when my friend Steve Rowe and I started writing code together with thoughts of being the next Jobs & Wozniak or Gates & Allen. Since then I have owned or led over…
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AMPT Radio Episode 8 – The Other Music Industry

The music industry has been run by the same forces since long before anyone uttered the words “Rock & Roll.” This issue looks at some people who are attempting to rebuild the business from within and without. They ask the question, “Do you have to sell 5 million copies to be successful?” Articles Include: Mark…
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TechCrunch: Determining the worth of your SaaS company

Some Free Resources for SaaS Valuation Algebra

First, a warning.  Valuation is in the eyes of the payer. But at some point, all entrepreneurs need to tell investors, their board, or maybe their recruits that will be getting equity what the valuation of the company is going to be.  The correct answer is, “I have no idea” but you will need to…
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Reverse Income Statement Template

3 Reasons You Should Love the Reverse Income Statement (RIS)

Even if you get vision, culture, and brand right, success is still measured by the things you can capture in a spreadsheet. My favorite spreadsheet, though, are the ones that tie all those things together. This past summer, the students in my MBA class took special note of my, perhaps, overwrought appreciation of the Reverse…
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Riot Grrrl Feminism

Episode 14: Riot Grrrl Feminism

This episode first aired in 1998. Social change takes many generations. We attempt to define feminism as it was in the 60’s and 70’s and what it is in the 90’s and into the new millennium, notably third-wave feminism and the Riot Grrl movement. Articles Include: Gloria Steinem gives her version of the story Donita…
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Episode 9: Who Owns Mexico?

Mexico and the U.S. are neighbors with very little in common culturally. Why does America reach over the border and cherry-pick what it wants to exploit. Why is the PRI so corrupt? Tell me about Zapatistas. What is different about racism towards Latinos? Articles Include: History of Mexico -Mayans, colonialism, Cinco de Mayo, NAFTA, PRI…
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Anatomy of Radical

Episode 6: Anatomy of Radical

Synopsis: There are a few things that every successful era of change has in common. In this show we look at the two distinct personalities which must be present to bring the masses toward a beautiful new reality: The Radical and the Not-So-Radical. Martin Luther King was very effective because Malcolm X was there defining…
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Episode 12: Give Me Shelter

Shelter is as basic a need as there is. The desire for a place to call one’s own – reliable, familiar shelter, is deeply personal but is often thwarted by political and economic forces.  This episode of AMPT Radio considers the history of shelter, the work of Stone Gossard and the Red Feather organization in…
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Jim Haviland address crowd in Stockholm

The instigator does announcer

Vox Choice quick demo: Saas software for Enterprise Mobility Process Management

Google Angel Devil

Mobility Interest by Google Searches

No promises that Google is the true measure of our interests, but there certainly are lots of reasons to follow the aggregate search results. You ignore these trends at your own peril. Be sure to check assumptions regularly here : https://trends.google.com For many Enterprise technologists, marketers, and product managers these trends can be disheartening because: It…
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