For those who will hire in 2012

This year’s freshman’s mindset. I think about these ones in particular… GPS satellite navigation systems have always been available. Gas stations have never fixed flats but most serve cappuccino. Electronic filing of tax returns has always been an option. Girls wearing head scarves have always been part of the school fashion scene. All have had…

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Speaking of WEB 2.0 and the new Media

Will I see you there ?

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2 autres piliers de la démarche

La spirale l’illustre assez bien le troisième pilier; L‘itération. On revient sur les réflexions précédentes en fonction des nouveau éléments qui émergent dans la recherche d’information. Donc, avant d’aller plus loin, on vérifie si la nouvelle information change quelque chose aux décisions antérieures. Le dernier; la pensée prospective. Trop souvent j’ai vu de véritables romans…

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Web 2.0 ventures that work!

There was an interesting article in July’s « Marketing news » , the American marketing association magazine. Josh Bernoff of Forrester research talks about the winners in the WEB 2.0 game. Offering an interesting point on the looming question these days, he asks:Is web 2.0 a new bubble ? Basically, those who offer 2.0 solutions for corporations…

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Good news

I’m scheduled to speak at the annual Canadian Association of Business Incubators this autumn. The topic? The « new » business plan and the role of coaching in « working » with entrepreneurs. I’ll keep you posted on the presentation.

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C’est officiel…

Mercredi avait lieu la conférence de presse du CLD Longueuil à propos du projet du dossier d’opportunité et de la spirale entrepreneuriale. Claude Ananou et moi-même avons développé le cadre de théorique ci-haut. Au cours des prochains jours, je tenterai de vous expliquer notre démarche. Je rappelle à tous que nous nous concentrons sur la…

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Are business plans still necessary ?

Watch the video Are business plans still necessary ? Leave you comments here or on video on Seesmic My profile is Startupcoach.

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What’s your pitch ?

I stumbled upon an interesting website to help you hone your pitch. 15secondpitch has what it takes. They offer the possibility of doing many pitches thus having; « one niche, one pitch ». I even did mine in French also. Lots of little goodies. Really worth stopping by. You can cut and paste from the site template.…

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Food for thought from the StartUp School ’08 at Stanford

People with degress work for drop outs Does it makes any sense to stay in college if your idea is really, really good? Don’t wait for the perfect first product. Get it out there and iterate. » There can be no great surfers without great waves The one I really liked… The best kind of problem…

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Soundview again

I know I haven’t been very active on this blog lately and I apologize to my readers. Things should fall back to normal during this month. In the meantime, Soundview has released a collection of summaries for small businesses. Take the time to check it out. NEW from Soundview Executive Book Summaries…The Small Business Success…

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