10 Lessons Learned in 22 Years of Bootstrapping

by Tim Berry

(I posted this yesterday on Small Business Trends. I’m reposting here because this is my main blog, and it belongs here too. Tim ) Last week a group of students interviewed me, as part of a class project, looking for secrets and keys to success. They were asking me because after 22 years of bootstrapping,... Read More »

Boomer Business Blogger Part 1: Two Year Anniversary

by Tim Berry

Two years ago this month I started blogging. Just a couple weeks after naming Sabrina Parsons CEO of Palo Alto Software. I remained president, but switched my job to blogging, writing, speaking, and teaching. I guess I should have changed my title to CBO, for chief blogging officer. I didn’t understand at first … “I’m... Read More »

Your Business Plan is Wrong

by Tim Berry

I was reviewing files when I discovered this one – a nice summary of business planning the way it ought to be. This is almost two years old now, so the SBTV series is newer, but I still like this as a good summary of my ideas on business planning. It was created a year before I wrote... Read More »