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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 15, 2015

Startup Funding 2014 and Today

Here’s an interesting infographic that really does a good job of illustrating how startups receive their initial (external) funding. The specific data is from 2014/2015 – it […]
October 3, 2014

8 Simple Rules For Dating Your Advisor

  Getting time and attention from experienced advisors is a rite of passage for the first-time entrepreneur. Entrepreneurial advisors provide everything from informed feedback, market validation […]
August 27, 2014

Startup Funding Infographic

An excellent overview of the kinds of funding available for entrepreneurs (startup funding). But this can be very misleading in a way: The “money available” and […]
August 20, 2013

Bad News for Arizona Entrepreneurs?

    Ordinarily it takes an act of God to make me spill a drop of my morning coffee, but reading the news this morning nearly […]
August 8, 2013

E-Procrastination: The ‘Waiting for Superman’ Syndrome

It was a brilliant observation from Tim Huntley of An Entrepreneurial Life, based on an exchange with an entrepreneur. The entrepreneur is stuck in some sort of […]
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