Bootstrapper Breakfasts in March and April of 2020 will be held online. If you find yourself hunkered down at home and getting a little stir crazy, join us online.
Last Friday at the Silicon Valley Bootstrappers Breakfast an attendee mentioned they were considering investing two days to adopt David Allen's "Getting Things Done" approach to organizing their work. This led to a "lightning round" question: "What tools and techniques do you use to keep yourself organized and getting work done?" This in turn triggered
We are using Derek Sivers’ book “Anything You Want” as a inspiration for 3×5 card exercises about managing growth at the September 2019 Breakfasts in Silicon Valley. We ran this program last year at this time and it was very well received. We will also have our regular roundtable discussion.
Fluent Founder Roadmap We really like the work Beth Mckeon at Fluent is doing to clarify what a strong startup ecosystem needs from incubators, accelerators, working spaces, and startup oriented events. Her book "10 of 10" argues that we have to move beyond thinking that only "1 in 10" will make it to providing value
Amelia Lin on Learning Fast: "Going from Zero to First Paid Customer in 12 Weeks " On Fri-Apr-26 at Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View, Amelia Lin of Keep Life Stories gave a short briefing on "Going from Zero to First Paid Customer in 12 Weeks " Amelia's story: "When I started a service to
Happy Holidays from the Bootstrapper Moderators as 2018 Comes to a Close December is the busiest time of year for all of us, but it's important so stop to count your blessing and say thanks. As 2018 comes to a close, we look back over the year and consider the things we are grateful for.
Handout for Planning for Growth Exercises at September 2018 Bootstrapper Breakfasts in Silicon Valley
We used Derek Sivers’ book “Anything You Want” as a inspiration for 3×5 card exercises about planning for growth at the September Breakfasts in Silicon Valley
A roundup of events in Aug 2018 for bootstrappers in Silicon Valley. Includes a preview of coming attractions and slides or handouts from July events.
This is the handout from our “3×5 card workshop” on the Lean Canvas at the July 2018 Bootstrapper Breakfasts in Silicon Valley. Attendees did one of the basic exercises on a 3×5.
A lot happening in the next six weeks. Two very experienced speakers are coming to Lean Culture: David Telleen-Lawton in June and Mary Sorber in July. In addition our focus in July is on using the Lean Canvas to model your startup.