Growth Hacking is Overrated

“Growth hacking” is a technical term for customer development. Essentially, it involves figuring out what your customer wants without ever having to talk to or interact with them.  How? By using tools like Optimizely, Google Analytics,  and KISS Metrics, you’re able to learn more about your customer based on a specific set of metrics. These types of programs allow you to discover … Read More

Accelerators and Incubators Level the Business Playing Field

Accelerators and Incubators Level the Business Playing Field | LiveWorkAnywhere.com

It’s no longer necessary to be a Harvard grad to get all the cred.  In fact, you don’t even have to go to college at all to be successful. Finally the playing field is being leveled. You don’t have to be a college grad to be successful. In fact, I’m going to go out on a limb here: Being accepted … Read More

A Startup is Not a Company

a startup is NOT a company live work anywhere

I was just at an event last night where we went around the room and introduced ourselves. Many people talked about their “company.” It’s hard to tell if they were talking about the company they worked for, the piece of code they were working on, or the group of friends they worked with to raise a seed round. Steve Blank … Read More

Why Do We Follow Systems Even When It Doesn’t Make Sense?

Why Do We Follow Systems Even When it Doesn't Make Sense LiveWorkAnywhere.com

Why do we always follow systems even when it doesn’t make sense? I’m not just talking about business—I’m talking about life. We don’t even realize we are trained, like dogs. To respond, to act. To exist. As I write this, I just went through airport security. I had spent the night at the airport, and my nerves were fried. But … Read More