Archive for September, 2009

Tech Ranch Announces New Barn Builder Program

Icon Written by Alora on September 25, 2009 – 4:35 pm

I love being in Austin. Yet again, the entrepreneurial community here is doing great things. On Tuesday, Sept. 29th at 6:00 p.m. Tech Ranch will be announcing a new program called Barn Builders, and Indigo Heron gets to be involved and share the excitement. I hope you can join us to hear the details!

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Opportunities in Chaos

Icon Written by Alora on September 16, 2009 – 8:22 pm

As the old joke says, “There are two kinds of people in the world…” In my corner of the universe, there are those who love working in/with startups and those who don’t. Those to love it never question why someone else likes it. Those who have either never done it or who have low tolerance […]

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Writing Requirements – What vs. How

Icon Written by Alora on September 15, 2009 – 5:25 pm

It’s been a long time since I’ve written much about my long-standing discipline. As I’ve been focusing more and more of my energies on entrepreneurial endeavors, the details of project management have not been forefront on my mind. That recently changed, however, thanks to a client project. In the development of a new startup, a […]

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StrengthsFinder2.0 – Command

Icon Written by Alora on September 10, 2009 – 6:46 pm

Definition of “Command” from StrengthsFinder2.0: Instinctively, you earnestly apply yourself to seeing things as they really are. You bring a practical, matter-of-fact, and unsentimental outlook to various discussions, projects, or planning meetings. It’s very likely that you seem willing to take chances. You frequently venture into unknown territory when that can make the difference between […]

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StrengthsFinder2.0 – Focus

Icon Written by Alora on September 1, 2009 – 6:36 pm

Definition of “Focus” from StrengthsFinder2.0: Instinctively, you are industrious, diligent, and persistent. You naturally set difficult-to-reach goals. These normally demand a great amount of your time. While your work ethic is evident, you question whether the promotions, titles, opportunities, or status symbols you desire could exact too high a price. Driven by your talents, you […]

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