Blog: Would Be Entrepreneur ─ Part 3

Blog: Would Be Entrepreneur ─ Part 3 When I lived in Southern California, I saw over 100 presentations a year from entrepreneurs. At the same time, now that I’m in Waco, Texas, I’ve seen 16 formal presentations from entrepreneurs. I also have been involved...

Blog: There’s Risk Taking and Risk Management

Blog: There’s Risk Taking and Risk Management Risk-taking – Dictionary Definition: “taking risk is facing some kind of peril, jeopardy, hazard, or exposure to chance of injury or loss.” In my experience an entrepreneur starting a new company faces risk at the highest...

Blog – The Reality in Planning

Blog – The Reality in Planning What is it about planning? I am involved with Score and when I meet a client for the first time they have no plan.  Working with startup companies I seldom come across an early entrepreneur who has a plan. I try to introduce the ones I...

Competition – Where To Find It

Competition – Where To Find It I recently got a call from an incubator entrepreneur I worked with in California. I wondered why he called. He said he was looking for a way to get more information on the competition. I said WOW, because he could gather information on...

Blog: Confidentiality

Blog: Confidentiality Privacy, Yah! Confidentiality, Sure! What a joke! I installed a desk phone this year. I have yet to give anyone the phone number. I get 5 to 10 phone calls every day, from numbers I do not recognize. I’ve counted over 40 different numbers...

Blog: Motivation Going Forward

Blog: Motivation Going Forward At some point in time a startup must take what I call the “third mindset” for developing a company. This will require building the staff’s staff out, and initiate motivation to reach the goals that will be different than the mindset of...