If you heed the Fastlane philosophy and start a lemonade stand on the street corner simply because the Fastlane said, ‘Start a business’, I have failed.
That road is the wrong road because it doesn’t route to wealth. The road to wealth must route to wealth! Your road must go near or through the Law of Effection which says: to make millions you must impact millions. How can you impact millions? In the Fastlane, you engineer a business that touches millions […]
Partnerships are marriages. After the love affair and the lust wears off, they must survive on character, synergy, and complementary attributes.
My early entrepreneurial ventures were all partnerships, and all miserable failures. Not that my partners were bad people, but our work ethics, values, and visions were not compatible. I remember one partner had a normal 9-5 job and was active in intramural sports; the business was number four or five on his priority list. The […]
“Man will do many things to get himself loved. He will do all things to get himself envied.” Mark Twain
No man buys a Lamborghini to get to work… If you can’t have things everybody can’t have, what the hell is the point of being rich? Dan S. Kennedy
Angel investors never invest in business plans – they invest in people with track records of execution.
That is you best business plan! So, if you really want to get funding for your business, get out and make your idea tangible. Give investors something they can see, touch, and feel. Give investors a glimpse of your execution, because this is what creates speed on the Fastlane.” MJ DeMarco
You might need to do all three before you find success.
Tech Entrepreneur Nathalie Dorémieux Says You Can Achieve Anything If You Leave Your Comfort Zone
Are you willing to do what it takes? What was your biggest challenge starting up? How did you overcome it? Nathalie Dorémieux: My biggest challenge was not knowing what to do. I didn’t even know I needed help. I failed to do the deep work that’s required when you build a business: getting clear on why you […]
What are the most famous analogies that now successful startups used for their initial pitches?
Something to keep in mind, although analogies can be a great way to concisely communicate what you do at a high level, they can also be misleading and limiting. Here is a list of classic startup analogies that I’ve collected from various sources:
Early-stage entrepreneurs need marketplace traction to raise capital. And capital to generate traction. Here’s how to get out of this frustrating cycle.
Jeff Bezos has a message for budding entrepreneurs: be ready to take big risks and fail.
The four friends are The Try Guys, creators of an award-winning comedy documentary series that has seen them get outside their comfort zones and try just about anything, from labor pain simulators to dog sledding in Alaska.