Monthly Archives: March 2011

Seed Investing and Paper Lanterns

I have a friend who lives high up in a building, and has a terrace, and likes to set off Chinese paper lanterns late at night. The aerodynamics are such that the wind flows up the side of the building … Continue reading

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Orthogonal Feedback

I was meeting with some entrepreneurs last week, a terrific young team with an interesting company, and we were discussing their business. About halfway in, I said “Okay, let’s assume that most of this works, and you get some traction. … Continue reading

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Which Buildings Do We Burn Down?

The first task of a revolutionary is figuring out which buildings to burn down. In that same sense, the first task of an entrepreneurial firm is to figure out what of the existing order to keep, and what to challenge. … Continue reading

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