Zach Caldwell

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Culture Code: Creating A Company YOU Love

This article represents the notes and slides related to a recent talk I gave at the Lean Startup event at SxSW.

The Pitch Deck We Used To Raise $500,000 For Our Startup


31 Short Highlights From "Disciplined Entrepreneurship"

2 Mental Exercises For Battling "It Won't Work" Syndrome

How To Launch A Startup Without Writing Code

A startup should be about solving a customer problem -- which does not always mean building a product from scratch.

How to Drive Successful Customer Acquisition

New blood. Fresh meat.<p>Pardon the graphic references, but they cut to the heart, so to speak, of one of the most important goals of your business: …

7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

I love businesses and I love entrepreneurs and working very closely with the two I’ve realized there’s some distinct characteristics that separate 6 …

What Can We Learn From the Founder of Chuck E. Cheese?

Think back to your childhood birthday parties at Chuck E. Cheese. Reminisce about the waitress telling you, “Be careful, your pizza is really hot,” …

4 Ways to Make Your Startup Competitive

Before I started my small business, I was caught up in the corporate world. These large corporations have money by the bucketful and a number of …

4 Ways to Organize New Ideas and Drive Innovation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your company's next great idea could come from anyone -- an employee, a customer, a vendor, or even a stranger. Everyone involved in your small business helps you drive innovation. They also create chaos. But, with so much input, how do …


3 Easy Ways to Make Better Decisions

People aren't actually afraid of making decisions. They're afraid of regretting the ones they make.<p>Pushing decision-making down the corporate ladder to employees can be a hallmark of good management. But consider this finding from a recent study: 53 percent of people would prefer to flip a coin and …


Dropbox CEO: How to Succeed as a First-Time Founder

Drew Houston knows a thing or two about finding success the first time around. Here are the things that helped him along the way.<p>Drew Houston, co-founder and CEO of Dropbox, knows that it only takes one great idea to start a successful company. And he believes being a first-timer isn't a bad …

Business Strategy