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Lean Startup Guru Eric Ries: 3 Ways Big Companies Should Act More Like Startups

Firms that want to be more entrepreneurial have to reward employees who act like entrepreneurs, even if that means failing and acting like weirdos.

Maybe We Should Call it “The Many Whys” Instead of “The Five Whys” in #Lean & #LeanStartup

When you ask people about the Lean Startup methodology, one of the first things you’ll often hear is advocacy for a root cause problem solving method called “the 5 whys.” As I mentioned yesterday, I’m currently attending Eric Ries’ “Lean Startup Conference,” yesterday and today, so I hope you’ll say hi if you’re there. For a […]

Just Ask Why Five Times? Effective Problem Solving for #Lean or #LeanStartup Doesn’t Start or End There

Today and tomorrow, I’ll be attending the “Lean Startup Conference,” brought to us by Eric Ries and his team, so I hope you’ll say hi if you’re there. I hope you’ll read this post even if you’re involved in Lean outside of startups, such as manufacturing or healthcare (read my blog post about the connections). There’s […]

More Reflection. More Learning. More Impact.

In the startup world, Eric Ries has helped push forward the notion that the goal of a startup is to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible. In fact, it's my very favorite definition of a startup. As a social entrepreneur, so too is your job to learn -- not just about your organization but also about yourself as a leader. Show More Summary

Wrecking Things is Justifiable to Get Ahead

Sometimes you need to build things with the intention of wrecking them. This ties very closed to the idea of an MVP in the Eric Ries Minimum Viable Product mentality. When you are building a new idea, a new business, a new thing … be ready to exert brutal candor. Show More Summary

Don’t Try to Fake The Language

The language of startups has become pervasive. It feels like it started with Eric Ries’ great book The Lean Startup when words like MVP and pivot started showing up in all conversations. Back then it was new, fresh, and focusing. Today,...Show More Summary

Hear How the Lean Startup Began -- and Helped One Company Find Success: Episode 2 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Eric Ries and Jon Sebastiani

My guests on Bay Area Ventures on Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM Channel 111 were: Eric Ries, entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Lean Startup. Eric was the very first practitioner of my Customer Development...Show More Summary

What’s wrong with the lean startup methodology?

For the uninitiated, the Lean Startup methodology is a practice for developing products and businesses based on ‘validated learning’, getting customer feedback quickly and often. The process was proposed by Eric Ries in 2011. The objective is to eliminate uncertainty in the product development process. Show More Summary

I’m Moderating a #LeanStartup Webcast Today: “Speed as a Competitive Advantage” with @EricRies & GE

I’ve been intrigued by the “Lean Startup” movement since I first saw Eric Ries speak at MIT back in late 2009. I’ve read his book The Lean Startup, have attended a bunch of the conferences (speaking at two of them – see video of one). I’ve interviewed Eric on my podcast series (listen here and here). […]

Make your problems tangible

I re-read Eric Ries’s The Lean Startup this week largely because our partner companies do things a little differently to what I would describe as ‘classic lean startup’ and I...

Mixmax Raises $1.5M From Harrison Metal, Floodgate To Bring Interactive Apps To E-mail

Mixmax, which is making e-mail interactive with apps that set-up calendar meetings and polls, raised $1.5 million from Harrison Metal, Floodgate’s Mike Maples and Ann Miura-Ko, Ram Shriram of Sherpalo Ventures and angels Eric Ries, Soundcloud CEO Alex Ljung, Nuzzel CEO Jonathan Abrams, Inkling CEO Matt MacInnis and Soundcloud’s Eric Wahlforss. “It’s crazy that we… Read More

How to Build Successful Startups Faster with Eric Ries [PODCAST]

If you're interested in startups or an entrepreneur yourself, you've probably heard of Eric Ries. After founding his company IMVU, a 3D virtual avatar community which is now doing over $55M per year, Eric noticed there's a huge amount of inefficiency in how founder were building their businesses. Show More Summary

How I first met Eric Ries and also why I’ve ordered his new Kickstarter-exclusive book The Leader’s Guide

Taken a few weeks ago at dinner, at Mission Rock in Dogpatch tldr It’s the last week to order Eric Ries’s new book, called The Leader’s Guide. In a very innovative experiment, it’s being published exclusively on Kickstarter. It’s the only way to buy a copy. Show More Summary

Throwback Thursday: Jim Womack on the Term “Lean” & Eric Ries on “Lean Startup”

Last Monday, I had the chance to attend a Lean Startup event in Austin where Eric Ries announced the launch of a Kickstarter project for a new book. 10 days ago isn’t much of a “throwback,” but bear with me. He was asked a question from the audience: “Do you wish you had used a […]

The Leader’s Guide on Kickstarter

8 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Eric Ries, the author of The Lean Startup, is hoping to raise $135,000 for his next book The Leader’s Guide. Ries, launched the campaign at SXSW this week, and has already raised almost $130,000. The book will only be available as a limited edition to Kickstarter donors. Show More Summary

"The Lean Startup" Author Eric Ries Is Crowdsourcing His Next Book Via Kickstarter

The unusual publishing experiment will result in not one, but two titles. "Writing the last book was so painful, I swore I would never do it again," Eric Ries, author of the insanely popular business bible The Lean Startup, said hours after launching a Kickstarter campaign to announce not one, but two, new books. Read Full Story

Eric Ries: How to bring lean thinking to big companies

The bestselling Lean Startup author announces his next book--and how he plans to get you to help write it.

The Leader’s Guide

My friend Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, is writing a new book called The Leader’s Guide. He’s crowdfunding the research, writing, and production of this new book on Kickstarter and the campaign was launched today. I’ve already backed this project and you can too. Here’s the video that explains what it is about.

Lean Startup author Eric Ries is crowdfunding a new book, and backers will help him write it

Eric Ries, author of perhaps the most influential startup business book of the past decade, has today launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new book, called The Leader’s Guide Given the success of The Lean Startup, it’s no surprise Ries has a traditional publishing deal and doesn’t need to launch a crowdfunding campaign. Show More Summary

What the Father of Lean Startup Thinks You Need to Start Up

Eric Ries started a revolution with his book, The Lean Startup. It still resonates for everyone today.

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