July 27, 2017

Great, Lousy Advice for Entrepreneurs

Browse Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or any entrepreneurship blog, and within minutes you’ll find at least 20 gems of entrepreneurial wisdom quoted from the mega-successful moguls. This wisdom […]
July 25, 2017

Shocked! Shocked!  But not Surprised.

Money and Power without Transparency and Accountability: A Toxic Mixture   I should have known better. But sometimes it’s “damned if you do, damned if you […]
November 22, 2016

Cisco – Touching so many lives.

This morning, our beloved pal Cisco moved on to that big playground in the sky. Heartbroken and devastated doesn’t even begin to describe our loss. If you […]
August 13, 2015

Real Lessons: How Chasing Venture Capitalists Nearly Cost Me My Sanity

I get bored and cynical every time I read a blog post from a first-time entrepreneur who has “discovered” the 7 amazing secrets to entrepreneurial success. […]
August 4, 2015

Entrepreneurship – Advanced Insights from a Beginner

Yet another “Lessons Learned” post from a first-time entrepreneur.  Except this one is incredibly wise beyond his years.  The insights are so in depth and valuable that […]
April 16, 2015

The Ultimate Secrets to Startup Success

Another day another thousand articles posted by the latest entrepreneurs to achieve a milestone of success: Raising venture capital, launching the flavor-of-the-month iPhone app, or being […]
April 5, 2015

The Fred Fallacy

Let me start this post by stating how much respect I have for venture capitalist Fred Wilson.  He is easily in the top-5 influential thought leaders […]
March 29, 2015

SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis is not just a B-school exercise.  It is indeed a valuable tool for entrepreneurs – whether for internal planning and “reality check” exercises, or […]
January 23, 2015
Pitch BS-Bingo Game

CJ’s Entrepreneur-BS Bingo !

As an investor, advisor and mentor to entrepreneurs and new ventures, I get to hear a lot of pitches – whether as a judge in a […]
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