Entrepreneur: Latest from Steve Blank http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236301 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236301 How Much Can Your Startup Really Grow? Do Your Homework. You must analyze the market and the opportunity to see if you should move forward, or pivot. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235653 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235653 Don't Execute Your Sales Strategy Until You Validate Your Idea The only way to prove you have a winning concept is to get your product or service into customers' hands. But don't confuse that with selling. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235431 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235431 The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234602 Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case. A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230754 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230754 Steve Blank on Building Great Founding Teams Getting your startup up and running means building a rock-solid founding team. Here are the factors to consider to help you get there. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227609 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227609 Steve Blank on Entrepreneurs as Dissidents On Election Day, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank takes a moment to remember why freedom of speech, expression and thought are critical to entrepreneurship. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 10:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224890 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/224890 Vision Versus Hallucination -- Founders and Pivots A pivot should not be an excuse for a lack of a coherent strategy or a lack of impulse control, writes Steve Blank. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224301 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224301 Steve Blank on Being Tenacious A frustrating early-morning airport experience reminds serial entrepreneur Steve Blank that there's almost always a path to a goal. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 09:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224056 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224056 Why Facebook Is Killing Silicon Valley (Opinion) With venture-capital investment flocking to social-media startups, who will back nascent startups innovating in such critical industries as material science, sensors, robotics, medical devices and life sciences? Mon, 21 May 2012 14:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223602 Why Innovation Dies Author Steve Blank argues that the road for innovation does not go through committee. Wed, 02 May 2012 04:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223456 How to Build a Billion-Dollar Startup Professor Steve Blank says the quickest way to create the next Instagram is to move basic human social needs -- like friendship, dating and sex -- into the digital world. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223388 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223388