Stay Tuned!

Subscribe to our newsletter to get our newest articles instantly!

Tech

Guy Kawasaki shared his The Art of the Start Insight @ TiECon 2006 for entrepreneurship startup.

Insights

Guy Kawasaki shared his The Art of the Start Insight @ TiECon 2006 for entrepreneurship startup.

Here are 10 of his insights plus 1 bonus:

Make meaning

Increase the quality of life
Right a wrong
Prevent the end of something good

Make a mantra (for the founder/employer)

Get going

Think different
Polarised people
Find a few soul mates

Define a business model

Be specific (question how to get money from her purse)
Keep it simple.
Ask about to man to the business model

Weave a MAT (milestone, assumptions, and task)

Milestone > Finish design
Assumptions > Sales calls/day
Task > Rent an office

Niche thyself

Ability to provide unique product or service (Y axis)
Value to the customer (X-Axis)

Lower right: Price
Upper left: Stupid
Lower left: Dotcom
Upper right: X (need to be here)

Follow the 10/20/30 rule

10 slides: Title, Problem, Solution, Business Model, Underlying Magic Marketing and sales, Competition, Team, Projections, and Status and Timeline
20 minutes presentation
30 points font Core on point

Hire infected people

Ignore the irrelevant
Hire better than yourself
Apply the shopping center test

Lower the barrier to adoption

Flatten the learning curve
Don’t ask people to do something that you wouldn’t
Embrace your evangelist

Seed the clouds

Let a hundred flowers blossom
Enable test drives
Find the influencers

BONUS: Don’t let the boozos grind you down

To find out more: blog.guykawasaki.com

Sources

Google video – http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3755718939216161559

Credits

Photo by RODNAE Productions: https://www.pexels.com/photo/marketing-exit-technology-business-7413915/

[Note: Pageviews – 8,669 – before migrated from the Dewalist Blog website on 09/08/2020]

Avatar

Valdy

About Author

Valdy founded Dewacorp.com, a helpdesk and IT Services provider that has taken care of over 39,000 customer service requests in the past 15 years - that's nearly 2,600 per year. He also created the growing Dewalist.com - a classified website that has close to 55,000 page views and 6,000 user visits per month with 52,000 yearly published ads and 39,000 active registered users. He blogs for the ever-growing Dewapost.com, a tech blog that gets around 20,000 impressions per month with 700 clicks and 10 average pages first impressions on Google Search. You can reach him on the Contact Us page, social media links below or Dewachat.com.

You may also like

Tech

Dev-Notes: Exploring ASP.NET MVC

Code First method build from scratch Make a backup of /Model files and /Migrations and delete xxx_Initial.cs one, delete all files
Feature Tech

A Complete Setup Guide for Contabo VPS Ubuntu 20.04 with preinstalled Webmin + LAMP

Background I haven’t touched the Linux server for ages and getting used to it with Cpanel or Parallel. However, as