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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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Episode 13 – AMPT Live at Bumbershoot 1997

AMPT put on a show on the Main Stage during the annual Seattle arts festival known as Bumbershoot. The show was an adaptation of the Politics: You’re Soaking In Itshow. Articles Include: Instigator & Eben Eldridge perform the AMPT Preface and The Power of One Dave Dederer talks about changing the world through small acts.…
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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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Digital Transformation

(Re)Align to Transform: 5 Misalignments to Address in 2018

Most projects that fall into the realm of Digital Transformation (DX or DT, depending on your analysts of choice) will fall short or outright fail. We have cataloged these many mishaps from the stories we gather from Mobile Thought Leaders (MTL) and the Digital Transformation Thought Leaders (DXTL). We collectively refer to their root cause…
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AMPT Radio Episode 10 – TV Sucks

AMPT explores a few of the many ways that the greatest communications appliance falls short of living up to its potential. Articles Include: Interview: Musicians from Sarajevo discuss the use of TV to feed hatred Cody Sontagg offers a few words from the Witness Campaign and Powerful Choices. Listen Closely #1:The Disposable Heroes of Hiphopcrasy Television:…
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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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AMPT Radio now on SoundCloud

For the sake of history and to support my next media project, I am posting all the ancient AMPT Radio archives to AMPTRadio.org and to SoundCloud. Episodes will be available, in their entirety, as playlists like: and I will also be adding all the extra bits that never made it to a full show on…
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