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Intellectual Property Protection

Hopefully there will be many new businesses started using the iLaunchPod website as a guide. It probably is a good idea to take a look at protecting our intellectual property. Yeah, copyrights, trademarks, patents, etc. The information provided here is not intended to be a comprehensive intellectual property protection list...

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Thinking Outside of the Box?

Wikipedia defines thinking outside the box, out of the box or thinking beyond the box as a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective. Thinking outside of the box often refers to novel or creative thinking based on the idea that limiting your thoughts is...

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Launching Your Idea – Episode 5

In this episode I cover the next steps after completing a SuccessBook. We walk through a sample planning document in preparation to get that MinimunViable Product out of the door. The iLaunchPod SuccessBooks Get Your 10-Day SuccessBook Get Your FREE 5 Day SuccessBook

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10,000 Hours To Expert??

In his book “Outliers” Malcolm Gladwell states his well known 10,000 hour notion where he claims that the key to success is a matter of practice. His belief is that the key to becoming an expert on any topic is logging 5 years or 10,000 hours of practice (estimate is...

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Motivation Game – Sense of Urgency

Here is a little game I found that helps put things into perspective and helped me create a sense of urgency in achieving my goals. Sense of Urgency Multiply the average lifespan times 365 to get average lifespan in days. According to Wikipedia, the US average lifespan is 79. So...

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Know Yourself and Know Your Business

Are you doing what you love to do? Do you know what you love to do? What is your vision? These are all questions I asked myself when starting my venture. As is turned out I didn’t know what I loved to do. Once I started reading and listening to...

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Launching Your Idea – Episode 4

Happy Birthday Syd!!! In this episode I introduce you guys to a concept I adapted that helps to put things into perspective and helped me create a sense of urgency in achieving my goals. I turned concept into game that I call “Sense of Urgency”. The iLaunchPod SuccessBooks Get Your...

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First Experiment – CodeBugz

For today’s post I was initially going to talk more about the Lean Startup process and the build, measure, learn feedback loop. However I decided to switch gears, take a look at experiments and walk through where I am on my current experiment (CodeBugz). Let’s see what happens. First, a...