Silicon Valley Roundup for Feb-Mar-2017

A Roundup of Events for Bootstrappers in Feb-Mar 2017

Wed-Feb-1 at Split Bread in San Francisco: Steven Kim Offers a Briefing on “Deep Work for Bootstrappers: How To Double Your Productivity”

Steven Kim, our featured attendee, is profiled in “Founder Story: Steven Kim of” He will discuss how he applied lessons from Cal Newport’s best-selling book, “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in A Distracted World,” to double his work productivity while bootstrapping his startup. Topics will include:

  • Two types of deep work (bimodal vs. rhythmic deep work), the pros and cons of each, and which is better suited for bootstrappers
  • Tips to improve deep work habits to maximize productivity
  • Tools to manage work environment and Internet distractions publishes of in-depth chapter-by-chapter summaries of “must-read” books in the categories of business, entrepreneurship and personal improvement. You can find summaries of books for entrepreneurs at, including a summary of Deep Work.

After Steven’s briefing we will have our regular roundtable discussion format and you will have a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peer entrepreneurs.

Fri-Feb-3 at Hobees in Palo Alto What, You Don’t Have Your 2017 Goals Set Yet? Join Us For Gentle Encouragement

Do you have your goals set for 2017? Are you making progress on them?

If you know our breakfasts, there will be different perspectives on any issues you want to put on the table and you’ll get the support from those of us in the same position. Starting something new, growing a business, getting stuck… we’ve been there and can help one another.

Other Upcoming Events for Bootstrappers in February and March

We are always looking to feature regular attendees: if you would like to give a ten to twelve minute briefing on lessons learned bootstrapping your startup please contact me. Here are are few recent briefings:

Please feel free to e-mail or call me if you have any questions.

Warm Regards
Sean Murphy 408-252-9676
Recent Posts: What We Are Up to in 2017 / “Getting More Customers” Sat-Feb-11

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