Archive by Category "building"


Starting a Business on the Side

October 17, 2011
I’’ve met dozens of people over the years who were working on something ‘on the side.’ As in, they had a full-time job or were full-time students but were thinking about starting a company.* In the vast majority of cases, the company never comes to pass. There are a few reasons for this. First is […]

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Businesses Take Time to Build

October 10, 2011
One of my mentors once said to me, “It takes at least 4 or 5 years to see if a company is going to work. Generally more. If you’re really fast, maybe you can get a sense of where things are going by the end of Year 3.” I’ve come to realize that he was […]

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