Today marks the first email distribution of Startup Decision Making, and this brief post welcomes those of you on my TechDrawl list to join me in this endeavor. My intent, as you see on the site, is to produce a “super-useful field guide for …

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If you shoot from the hip, you’ll be shooting your own foot most of the time.

Ben Dyer

One of the most common mistakes I see in startups is making decisions that lose sight of the context, including the past, present, and future. The New York Times reported on August 9, 2017, that dealing with Confederate remembrances on its campus has “put …

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I attended the Austin Technology Incubator’s SEAL presentation night this past week. The teams on stage spent the summer thrashing out their business models, with a goal not to sell them at this event but to reveal whether their idea would be a go …

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The choices you make on Day 1 will affect your actions on Day 1000, and on the Exit Day, which you will eventually reach whether it’s good or bad.

Ben Dyer

I have made tens of thousands of business decisions and observed many times that number. The most common mistake I see in the decision making process is losing sight of context. The choices you make on Day 1 will affect your actions on Day …

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