How We Got 2,000+ Customers by Doing Things That Didn’t Scale
In the early days of your company doing things that don't scale is often the best way to acquire your first customers
Customer Development for Startups: What I Learned Talking to 500 Customers in 4 Weeks
There are a few things more important to a founder than doing customer development. Check this post to learn how to do it right
Metrics Are NOT the Only Thing That Matters in a Startup
Being data-driven is important, but there's more to growing a business than the numbers. Click to read about what matters most.
The Most Important Business LessonI Learned in 2014
We learn a lot from every test, win and fail that we go through. Here’s what stood out most in 2014.
Why This CEO Spends 20+ Hours Per Week On Customer Support
Customer support isn’t usually thought of as a CEO-level responsibility. Here’s why in our case, that couldn’t be more wrong.
Firing: How I Do the Hardest Thing as an Entrepreneur
Letting someone go is hard to do, but the costs of not doing it could crush your business. Here’s how I handle firing at Groove.
Everyone Starts With Nothing(Stop Making Excuses)
It’s easy to come up with reasons why you won’t succeed. It also ensures that you never will. Here’s how I stopped making excuses and started succeeding.
The 10 Essential Roles of a Startup CEO
Startup founders wear a lot of hats. Here are the ones I’ve found to be most important.
How I Stopped Getting Jealous Of Other People’s Success
I used to get growth envy when I looked at how other businesses were performing. Here’s how I stopped.
The Deadly Mistake That Kills Too Many Startups
Growing a business is hard. Dealing with this makes it even harder.
Why I Stopped Going to Startup Networking Events
Mixers are a big part of startup culture. Here’s why I’ve abandoned them.