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Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes
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Insights from Peter Cohan, Columnist at Forbes

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Peter S. Cohan is a management consultant, venture capitalist, teacher, author and blogger. He has invested in six private companies, three of which were sold for a total of $2 billion. He teaches …

Peter S. Cohan is a management consultant, venture capitalist, teacher, author and blogger. He has invested in six private companies, three of which were sold for a total of $2 billion. He teaches business strategy to undergraduate and MBA students at Babson College; has authored 11 books; and writes the "Startup Economy" column for Forbes and the "Hungry Start-up" column for Inc.

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  • 1. PRESENTS10 Inspirational Moments:PETER S.COHAN
  • 2. Professor of business strategyat Babson College.Writes the “Startup Economy”column for Forbesand the “Hungry Start-up”column for Inc. Click to preview on Amazon .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 3. Insight #1An entrepreneur’s emotional currencydemonstrates to the world thepassion behind the idea .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 4. Insight #2The smartest founders have the intellectual humility to know what they don’t know and surround themselves with complementary talent .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 5. Insight #3The first 100 days of a new startup isabout cascading your visionand building a series of real prototypesthat customers are willing to pay for .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 6. Insight #4Don’t make assumptionsabout your customer –get intimate with themand create a learning loop thatprovides continuous feedback (0.31m) Peter explains what the “learning loop” is. .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 7. Insight #5 BE RELENTLESS about validating theproblem you’re solving .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 8. Insight #6It’s dangerous to hire friends early on –be deliberateand strategic .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 9. Insight #7No one is watchingyour team early on –beget a mentorand smartor a strategic advisor .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 10. Insight #8A great CEO is one who becomesan industry thought leader,has the will to win,values speed,is a risk managerand is an A-team builder .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 11. Insight #9Your best opportunity toattract great talent isto be solving complex problemswith a big market potential .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 12. Insight #10Venture capital is your multiplier –unless you’re ready to scale,DON’T SEEK IT .com/Peter-S-Cohan
  • 13. Really reflect... ...tcefler yllaeRHow are you demonstrating your emotional currency? .com/Peter-S-Cohan
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