Posts tagged with ‘startups’

  • Aug162017
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    Picking Mentors

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-65-Ray-Guy-picking-mentors.mp3Realistically, how many startup CEOs need mentors? All of them. Ray Zinn, Silicon Valley’s longest serving CEO talks about...

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  • Jun212017
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    Startup Hurdles

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Paul-Startup-Hurdles-episode-76.mp3Tough Things First guest host Rob Artigo, talks with Ray Zinn and Ray’s former employee, Paul Moore, to explore...

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  • May032017
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    Vision and Insight

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-Paul-Vision-Insight-episode-73.mp3The best entrepreneurs possess vision and insight, but those two attributes are sometimes not easily understood. Tough Things First...

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  • Mar072017
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    The Pros and Cons Of Venture Capital

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    The only thing more popular in Silicon Valley than food and sex is venture capital. Silicon Valley runs on...

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  • Dec072016
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    Tough Questions for Startups

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-46-Ray-Rob-ToughQuestions01.mp3Startups are focused on getting venture capital. But should they? Here are the tough questions they should ask, and...

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  • Aug032016
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    Special Edition: Draper University student interviews Ray Zinn on Venture Capital

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Special-Edition-Angie-Carrillo-not-taking-venture-capital.mp3Angie Carrillo, a student at Draper University and co-founder of Liks.co, interviews Ray Zinn about funding startups. The wide-ranging...

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  • Jul072016
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    Cash and Your Kingdom

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    No company ever failed when it had cash in the bank. This simple rule evades too many executives, from...

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  • Jun222016
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    Episode 13: The unintended consequences of misguided policies

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Episode-13-The-unintended-consequences-of-misguided-policies.mp3Policies. Nobody likes to write them. Some employees refuse to live by them. But Silicon Valley’s longest serving CEO...

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