A Bootstrapped Geek Sifts Through the Bullshit

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

11:00am to 12:00pm (CST)

After starting three companies, I've found that some widely accepted advice lead me to failure while trusting my (inexperienced) gut lead to success. So many business philosophies profess they're the One True Way, yet different business face different hurdles. With stories, six actionable lessons, and a workshopping of 37signals' philosophy, you'll learn when to follow the rules and when to go your own way.

LEVEL: Intermediate

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Jason Cohen

Keyword, buzzword, half-truth, adjective, hey look at me! bio from Twitter

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60 attendees

  • Adam Howell
  • ash_patel
  • Jason Cohen
  • Christian Santiago
  • Brian Krausz
  • Ross Boucher
  • D. Keith Casey, Jr.
  • Charlie Park
  • Cody Stoltman
  • Sandeep Parikh
  • Daniel Levine
  • Dean Cruse
  • Alex del Solar
  • Derek Curtis
  • Dave DeSandro
  • Dessy
  • Darren Gibbons
  • Don Cruse
  • R3Z@ P.
  • Hanni Ross
  • Hart
  • Héctor Ramos
  • Helen Chi
  • Jay Patel
  • Jesse Burkunk
  • Jon Lim
  • José Padilla
  • John Payne
  • John Tokash
  • kickme444
  • Katy Roth
  • Kyle Wiens
  • Kyle West
  • Larry Archer
  • Lynette Young
  • Chris Carter
  • Manix Kalv
  • MaryTreseler
  • Lindi Horton
  • Mick Darling
  • Mike Stenhouse
  • Patrick Harrington
  • Georgetta Nicol
  • ɹǝɯoɹʞ (dılɟ) dılıɥd
  • Nathan Peretic
  • Nicole Hennig
  • Chris O'Connor
  • Paul Kafasis
  • Phil Hawksworth
  • Robbie Whiting
  • Salim Virani
  • Simon Doggett
  • the daniel
  • Derek Flanzraich
  • Tony Amoyal
  • Trisha Jackson
  • Tyler Bell
  • TyKisha
  • Stephen Wyatt Bush
  • Justin Youens

30 trackers

  • Joen
  • Anna Manasova
  • Beau
  • Ben Kutil
  • Ben Ward
  • Sean Patrick Henry
  • Robin Stevens
  • bryanconnor
  • Brian Truax
  • Calvin Conaway
  • Carrie Stalder
  • Chad Keck
  • Cliff Whitecoat
  • Mark Coleran
  • Coté
  • Christopher Wimbush
  • Dustin Mihalik
  • Annette
  • Dan Phiffer
  • Jake Przespo
  • Katie Felten
  • Liang Shi
  • Mandy Shunk
  • Mark R. Andrus
  • Matt Le Gresley
  • Nida Zada
  • Schuyler Erle
  • Warren S
  • Adam Michela
  • Stephen Edmondson

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When

Time 11:00am12:00pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011

Where

Salon AB, Hilton Austin Downtown

Session type

Solo

Session Hash Tag

#startup

Short URL

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Official session page

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