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A lean canvas for understanding your startup’s culture

By now, you’ve likely encountered the lean business canvas. It’s single page worksheet that helps folks build a high level business plan for their startup. Alternatively, its’a quick and easy way figure out that your idea for a company has no chance of succeeding as a business. Either way, it’s a useful framework. So if you can use that formate to help understand your business, what if it a similar worksheet could help you understand the culture of your business? Enter The Praxis Department and the Startup Culture Canvas.

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REMINDER: The Lean Entrepreneur book tour stops by Portland, March 5

The whole “lean” approach to building startups continues to gain momentum. And much like the lean concept advises, the techniques for successfully using the approach are going through a constant iteration. One of the latest takes is The Lean Entrepreneur. Authors Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits will be in town this week to talk about it. Read More

Rabble rousing: Cubox acquired by New Context lean software consultancy

From the better late than never files… here’s a story I’ve been meaning to cover. But haven’t. Evan Henshaw-Plath, often better known as @Rabble, has sold his startup Cubox to New Context, a lean software consultancy that counts lean startup guru Eric Ries among its partners. Read More

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