John Greathouse http://johngreathouse.com Hands-on startup advice for emerging entrepreneurs Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:36:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 5 Intrapreneur Startup Lessons From The Co-Father Of The Xbox http://johngreathouse.com/intrapreneur-startup-lessons-co-father-xbox/ http://johngreathouse.com/intrapreneur-startup-lessons-co-father-xbox/#comments Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:42:54 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6118 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I was great fun to interview Robbie Bach, Co-Father of the Xbox, as part of UC Santa […]

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Hiring Lessons From Annie Duke: World Series Poker Champ http://johngreathouse.com/annie-duke-world-series-poker-champ/ http://johngreathouse.com/annie-duke-world-series-poker-champ/#comments Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:21:30 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6107 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Earlier this year, I had the pleasure to hear Kit Cooper interview World Series of Poker […]

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Which Of These 7 Fears Are Keeping You From Being An Entrepreneur? http://johngreathouse.com/which-of-these-7-fears-are-keeping-you-from-being-an-entrepreneur/ http://johngreathouse.com/which-of-these-7-fears-are-keeping-you-from-being-an-entrepreneur/#comments Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:03:32 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6100 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Marketing automation company HubSpot recently surveyed its users, asking them a variety of startup questions. Some […]

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High School Dropouts Use Common Sense To Amass Millions http://johngreathouse.com/these-high-school-dropouts-used-nncommon-sense-to-amass-millions/ http://johngreathouse.com/these-high-school-dropouts-used-nncommon-sense-to-amass-millions/#comments Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:06:27 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6086   A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Note: This is Part II of High School dropout growth hacks. Part I can be […]

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This Startup Should Have Fired Uber, Tinder, Pinterest, Dropbox, Evernote, Tumblr, HootSuite and Instagram http://johngreathouse.com/this-startup-should-have-fired-uber-tinder-pinterest-dropbox-evernote-tumblr-hootsuite-and-instagram/ http://johngreathouse.com/this-startup-should-have-fired-uber-tinder-pinterest-dropbox-evernote-tumblr-hootsuite-and-instagram/#comments Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:12:09 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6074 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Despite the fact that JazzHR was a nascent startup in 2012, it boasted an impressive customer […]

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This Student Talked His Way Into Google Through Courageous Networking http://johngreathouse.com/a-german-student-talks-his-way-into-google-through-courageous-networking/ http://johngreathouse.com/a-german-student-talks-his-way-into-google-through-courageous-networking/#comments Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:00:55 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6058 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Andrew Fuller (left) and Jonas Bolduan I encourage my UC Santa Barbara entrepreneurial students to err […]

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If I’d Only Known Then… A Boomer’s Millennial Pep Talk http://johngreathouse.com/id-known-boomers-millennial-pep-talk/ http://johngreathouse.com/id-known-boomers-millennial-pep-talk/#comments Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:17:52 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6053   A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. “Point of view is worth 80 IQ points.” Alan Curtis Kay, Personal Computer Pioneer I […]

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Why Skateboarders Suddenly Became Scary Good In The Mid-80’s http://johngreathouse.com/why-skateboarders-suddenly-became-scary-good-in-the-mid-90s-what-it-means-for-arvr-learning/ http://johngreathouse.com/why-skateboarders-suddenly-became-scary-good-in-the-mid-90s-what-it-means-for-arvr-learning/#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:16:45 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6044 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. Skateboard legend and award-wining filmmaker Stacy Peralta recently shared a compelling insight as part of UC […]

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Objective Sports: An Indicator Of Startup Success http://johngreathouse.com/objective-sports-an-indicator-of-startup-success/ http://johngreathouse.com/objective-sports-an-indicator-of-startup-success/#comments Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:31:09 +0000 http://johngreathouse.com/?p=6037 A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. I recently had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Kobie Fuller, current Partner at Upfront Ventures and […]

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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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