Fractals of Change: June 2005

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18 posts from June 2005

June 29, 2005

Odds and Ends

In my post Three Nerds in a Tub I managed to predict the past.More...

June 27, 2005

Starting a Business with Your Spouse


June 24, 2005

Nerd CEO – The Three Rules of Free

Today’s three rules are for those who want to be in the business of establishing a new category by providing free goods or services via the Internet.  This is an exponential-curv More...

June 22, 2005

Nerd CEO - When Free is the Right Strategy (Cont)

OK.  Giving stuff away can be either a world-beating strategy or an excuse for having no strategy at all.  How do you tell the differe More...

June 20, 2005

Nerd CEO - When Free is the Right Strategy

Sometimes businesses are built by giving things away.    I’ve blogged previously about the More...

June 17, 2005

New Podcasts

My post on a nerd turned ceo hiring the first employees is available as a podcast here.  Forgive the oxymoron but my More...

Three Nerds in a Tub

It wasn’t a tub, actually; it was a very well-equipped 47 foot sailboat which we delivered from the mouth of Chesapeake Bay to New York Harbor this week.More...

June 15, 2005

Pricing Consulting

Once upon a time way back in the late 1960s I worked for a “facilities management” company which had gone public in the first data processing bubble but had no facilities to manage.  More...

June 13, 2005

Morph of a Nerd CEO – The Close

My father was a writer who could make prose sing – but he didn’t like talking about money so he was a lousy salesman.  Thomas Wolfe wrote a novelette about publishers taking adva More...

June 10, 2005

Selling Innovation

It is almost impossible to sell something which customers can’t use unless they change the way they do business.  That’s a hard lesson for an innovator to swallow because the bes More...

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