managing

Smooth Failing: Living With and Learning From Failure

by Tim Berry

I like the premise of Barbara Weltman’s new book Smooth Failing: learning from failure and mistakes. One problem in the world of entrepreneurship is the way we celebrate successes and hide failures. Read more »

planning

Pay Attention when your Business Plan says NO

by Tim Berry

I’m sure almost everyone is familiar with the story that Thomas Edison discovered 99 ways to NOT make a light bulb. That’s 99 no to reach 1 yes. The point here is that a negative result, proving something didn’t work or was not so, is just as valuable as a positive result. Sadly, scientific research... Read more »