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 […]
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 4, 2014

Dilbert on Startups (1)

  Brilliant and spot-on, as usual, from
November 21, 2013

Entrepreneurs: What People Think You Do

    Credit: Rubin
August 14, 2013

Finally Getting Klout

I finally get Klout. No, I never had much clout in any kind of situation, but I finally understand the concept of “Klout” – the social influence […]
May 5, 2013

Inspiration for Entrepreneurs ….

A surprisingly inspirational commencement speech, with important lessons – delivered humorously – from Twitter CEO Dick Costello:
November 22, 2012

“10% of People under 25 Text During Sex”

I was merely going to retweet this funny little factoid from Social Rehab – a company with apps designed to get you to reduce your online […]
September 2, 2012

Venture Pitches – It’s “X” for “Y” …

In earlier post, I was writing about the sometimes-effective-but-overused “High-Concept Pitch“, and showcased a satirical website that generated automatic versions of the It’s an “X” for […]
August 18, 2012

The Automated, High-Concept Pitch

After a few years of working in the television industry, particularly on the planet they call Hollywood, I was immersed in the “high concept pitch” language […]
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