Under the Lid of BioFuelBox

Title: Under the Lid of BioFuelBox
Date: 2009-04-29
Speaker: Jennifer Scott Fonstad, Steve Perricone (BioFuelBox)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
 
There are good V.C.’s and bad V.C.’s.
Waste is expensive to get rid of.
There are a lot of ways to skin the cat.
How you scale businesses are dramatically different.
As a startup one of the toughest things to get is credibility.
Build a strong board.
It is really hard to build companies. Things do not work the way you think they will work.
Many companies blowup because of internal fighting.
Don’t attempt to start a company unless you really believe in its mission and objective.
Have fun along the way.
Trying to build a career is a misnomer. Figure out what gets you excited, gets you passionate, and gets you going in the morning.
Don’t be afraid to take the leap. Don’t take yourself too seriously if it doesn’t quite go the way you want it.
Don’t think about how things could go wrong. Think about how they could go right.
Think of life as an adventure.
You have to be self aware of what you’re good at to hire well.
People with a closed mindset tend to blame other people and don’t hire well.