What do developers mean when they say “serverless application framework”?   Is it truly serverless?  How is it achieved? I believe the right way to look at serverless isn’t “no server” but “less server.”  The idea is that you focus on what’s unique (code) and let someone else manage the infrastructure.  Unlike Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that is… Read More


If you want to make more money sooner as an entrepreneur, you need to learn how to spot dead-end business ideas and say no to them so you can focus on the good ideas. This is especially important when the ideas are coming from your inside your own head. It’s easy to be protective of your own ideas because… Read More


Recently I had a conversation with a good friend. He is the CEO of a company that began as a startup, and then leapt into a multimillion dollar a year business. He has 250+ employees, in the US and internationally. The company is doing extremely well. He lives in a beautiful home, with his wife… Read More


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On his many failed experiments, Thomas Edison once said, I have learned fifty thousand ways it cannot be done and therefore I am fifty thousand times nearer the final successful experiment. Elsewhere, we have dug into the data on startups that died (as well as those acquihired) and found they usually die 20 months after… Read More


Here’s a question guaranteed to make your stomach lurch: “Would you mind if I gave you some feedback?” What that means is “Would you mind if I gave you some negative feedback, wrapped in the guise of constructive criticism, whether you want it or not?” The problem with criticism is that it challenges our sense… Read More


Hiring the best of the best is an absolute must if you are going to build a successful company.  You will need to be prepared to compete against big companies with deep pockets and other up-and-coming startups that also have blue chip investors and a game-changing idea.   So, what are the most competitive areas… Read More