John Greathouse http://johngreathouse.com Hands-on startup advice for emerging entrepreneurs Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:02:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 My Lousy Presentation Allowed LogMeIn To Eclipse GoToMeeting http://johngreathouse.com/lousy-presentation-allowed-logmein-eclipse-gotomeeting/ http://johngreathouse.com/lousy-presentation-allowed-logmein-eclipse-gotomeeting/#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:49:04 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6032 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Last week, LogMeIn completed its merger with the GoTo services previously owned by Citrix (GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, […]

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Which School Generated The Most Startup/Tech Forbes 30 Under 30 Phenoms? http://johngreathouse.com/school-generated-startuptech-forbes-30-30-phenoms/ http://johngreathouse.com/school-generated-startuptech-forbes-30-30-phenoms/#comments Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:30:56 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6019 I was pleased and proud when I learned that two of my former UC Santa Barbara students, Sieva Kozinsky, Founder of StudySoup and Eric Posen, […]

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Stay Stoked: Business Travel Doesn’t Have To Suck http://johngreathouse.com/stay-stoked-business-travel-doesnt-have-to-suck/ http://johngreathouse.com/stay-stoked-business-travel-doesnt-have-to-suck/#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:17:02 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6013 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I made many mistakes when I was building my startups. Though the outcomes were financially lucrative, […]

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Good Things Happen When Two Transformative VC Trends Collide http://johngreathouse.com/when-two-transformative-vc-trends-collide/ http://johngreathouse.com/when-two-transformative-vc-trends-collide/#comments Mon, 12 Dec 2016 20:08:39 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6005 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. There are two macro trends occuring within venture capital (VC) which are combining to have a […]

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This Startup Airline Lets You Fly Everyday / Any Day – For A Flat Fee http://johngreathouse.com/a-startup-airline-that-is-breaking-most-of-the-rules/ http://johngreathouse.com/a-startup-airline-that-is-breaking-most-of-the-rules/#comments Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:52:51 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=5990 As noted in Success, Santa Barbara Style, my definition of success includes living where you want to live and making money doing what you love. […]

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This Startup Hacked LinkedIn To Recruit Customers & Reduce Churn http://johngreathouse.com/this-startup-hacked-linkedin-to-recruit-customers-reduce-churn/ http://johngreathouse.com/this-startup-hacked-linkedin-to-recruit-customers-reduce-churn/#comments Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:00:06 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=5982 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Businesses typically use LinkedIn to recruit employees. However, savvy startups can leverage LinkedIn to create a […]

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The 5 Criteria That Matter When Evaluating A College Entrepreneurial Program http://johngreathouse.com/the-5-criteria-that-matter-when-evaluating-a-college-entreprenurial-program/ http://johngreathouse.com/the-5-criteria-that-matter-when-evaluating-a-college-entreprenurial-program/#comments Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:00:08 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=5979 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. A friend recently asked me to give his startup-minded daughter some advice to help her vet […]

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These High School Dropouts Crushed It With Some Simple Growth Hacks http://johngreathouse.com/these-high-school-dropouts-crushed-it-with-some-simple-growth-hacks/ http://johngreathouse.com/these-high-school-dropouts-crushed-it-with-some-simple-growth-hacks/#comments Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:00:39 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=5972 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Novelist and High School Dropout Louis L'Amour knew the importance of seemingly unimportant people (AP Photo) “Growth […]

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Good Gawd: Unconventional Startup Wisdom From The Hardest Working Man In Show Business http://johngreathouse.com/good-gawd-unconventional-startup-wisdom-from-the-hardest-working-man-in-show-business/ http://johngreathouse.com/good-gawd-unconventional-startup-wisdom-from-the-hardest-working-man-in-show-business/#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:00:36 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=5967 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Despite his non-existent education and numerous personal demons, James Brown was a gifted entrepreneur who reveled […]

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Your Customer Success Team Is Focusing On The Wrong Definition Of Success http://johngreathouse.com/your-customer-success-team-is-focusing-on-the-wrong-definition-of-success/ http://johngreathouse.com/your-customer-success-team-is-focusing-on-the-wrong-definition-of-success/#comments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:45:44 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=5961 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. L-to-R: John Greathouse, unknown woman about to slap John, Reed Shaffner, Jerry Jao & Ara Mahdessian […]

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