McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship

A bit about the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Arizona (Tucson) ...



Biz-Speak Basics for Scientists and Engineers

Biz-Speak Basics for Scientists and EngineersGCEC 2016, Rochester, NY Jim Jindrick ... Mentor-in-ResidenceUniversity of Arizona – Eller College of Management – McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship [This article is based on material used in the Advanced Technology Transfer Program, a collaboration between the University of Arizona - Eller College...

Venture Start-up Roadmap

The timeline for planning and creating a new start-up venture, and the #1 critical success factor roadmap ...


5 Characteristics of a GREAT Customer

5 Characteristics of a GREAT Customer By Dan Steinman March 23, 2015 Posted in Best Practices I'm fortunate to have the great privilege to get to speak to lots of groups of Customer Success professionals. I'm brought in as the expert but, as often as not, I lear...

All 26 Tom Haverford Business Ideas on Parks and Recreation, Ranked by Viability

Kat thought you might find some good ideas in here ... me, too!! All 26 Tom Haverford Business Ideas on Parks and Recreation, Ranked by Viability By Nick Robins-Early ...

What is the Nash equilibrium and why does it matter?

The Economist explains economics What is the Nash equilibrium and why does it matter? Sep 6th 2016, 23:00 This week “The Economist explains" is given over to economics. For each of six days until Saturday this blog will publish a short explainer on a seminal idea.ECONOMISTS can usually explain the past and som...

Entrepreneurs anonymous

Life as an entrepreneur ... Instead of romanticising entrepreneurs people should understand how hard their lives can be Sep 20th 2014 | From the print edition SEVEN years ago Joe Jones (not his real name) left his job with a big NASDAQ-listed company to strike out on his own. ...

The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up

Many people suggest that rates of new product introduction and adoption are speeding up, but is it really, across the board? The answer seems to be yes. An automobile industry trade consultant, for instance, observes that “Today, a typical automotive design cycle is approximately 24 to 36 months, which is much faster than the 60-month life cycle...

McG 2017 Jim Class 160908d

DXpedition Phase: Discover / Define[Based on feedback to the Jim] Please! Do NOT stress!! You're doing a progress report ... how are things going with your venture? You might not have solid conclusions yet ... Please! Do read through our grading policies ... participation (class, mentor meetings, on-line surverys, et al) are a significant porti...

SWOT chart template ...

A SWOT(T) chart is a useful tool for analysis of a venture, the competition, the industry, customers, and as a tool for presenting a summary of such an analysis. [The extra (T) is for Trends.]




Helpful Hints

From: Daniel Martin Dicochea Hello Heroes! As promised, here are the greatest resources for your business. Please don't pay for these, ALWAYS milk the free trials for as long as possible. Each of these is like a whole lesson within itself, however, if you have any questions on how to use these tools or where to apply them, I am only ...



McG 2017 Jim Class 160906d

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Jim Jindrick

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