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“In the past decade, we’ve shifted from a “tell me about it” approach (the business plan) to a “show me” approach (the Lean Startup).”

Let me say that again.

In the past decade, we’ve shifted from a “tell me about it” approach (the business plan) to a “show me” approach (the Lean Startup).

Man, Brad Feld, you’re so right. Activities like Startup Weekend, Lean Startup Machine and Ries’s Lean Startup Movement are re-educating entrepreneurs to rather than writing exhaustive business plans, rapidly prototype their product and get immediate user and market feedback. Read the full article here.

After reading Startup Communities I’m starting to become a fan of Brad Feld, a entrepreneur/VC/author/marathon runner, whose reads I recommend highly.

  • http://www.feld.com bfeld

    Thx – glad you dug Startup Communities. I’ve got another post on “business plans” and “business planning” coming soon. If you look at the comments on the WSJ version of the post, there are a lot of people confusing the two. I’ll try to clarify!

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