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Setting KPIs : Leading Indicators

Sep 13, 2021 4:39:45 PM / by Ryan Lee posted in startup, correlation, business analytics, educational, KPI


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Fake Important Tasks

Sep 3, 2021 3:21:44 PM / by Ryan Lee posted in Small Business, ideas, startup, Blog


There are tasks or items that seem to be really important due to it's seemingly large impact if not addressed (immediately). But in reality, can be can be easily addressed later with little to no consequences. The only real way to identify them is to learn from direct and indirect experience from other startups.

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3 types of Dangerous Advice

Aug 27, 2021 1:58:24 PM / by Ryan Lee posted in startup

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TL;DR There are 3 kinds of advice that can be dangerous and needs extra care when considering. Logical advice, indirect advice and direct advice. What makes them so potentially dangerous is that they are easily disguised as great advice when in fact they are not.

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How to charge for a POC when free is the norm?

Aug 23, 2021 5:08:29 PM / by Ryan Lee posted in AI, ideas, startup

TL;DL - To be able to charge for POCs in markets that typically do not pay, structure your POCs so that the customer gets value even things don't work out. And don't call it a POC. 

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Decision Data Hierarchy

Jul 15, 2021 4:02:50 PM / by Ryan Lee posted in startup, educational

Data driven decision making. Everyone talks about it, knows its critical and says they're doing it. But when push comes to shove, and decisions need to be made, as many would have experienced, it's far from straight forward.

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COVID-19 (We are here to help)

Mar 26, 2020 3:22:19 AM / by Jeff Croft posted in Machine Learning, Small Business, ideas, startup, data science, ecommerce, Blog, Travel, Hospitality, Economy

These are unprecedented times.

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Three (statistical) ways to increase the number of good ideas

Oct 6, 2019 2:53:33 PM / by Ryan Lee posted in ideas, startup, Blog

There has been much said and written about good and bad ideas in the startup world. Most notable and influential to me being  Paul Graham’s essay around its counter intuitiveness [1] and Peter Thiel’s Venn diagram of ‘looks like a bad idea’ and ‘is a good idea'[2].

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