How Do You Think About Failure?

A CEO recently asked me to explain how I think about failure. I fumbled with my answer that how failure...

10 Jun 2021 by Scott Middleton

The Spinout Canvas

Spinning a business out of an established company isn’t a straightforward process. This Spinout Framework provides you with a comprehensive...

31 May 2021 by Scott Middleton

Discovery for Non-Product People

A regular challenge for product and venture teams operating in large companies is uplifting the skills of the people raising...

24 May 2021 by Scott Middleton

End of Discovery Decisions: What to Do Next?

When a cycle of Product Discovery is finishing you will be often faced with a decision point. The knowledge you...

7 May 2021 by Scott Middleton

The Must-Read Book List for Building New Product Ventures

We’re kicking off a new venture with an enterprise tech product at its core. I’m eager to see the founding...

10 Feb 2021 by Scott Middleton

The 4 Questions Product & Venture Executives Must Focus On

Getting a decision made to fund the next step for a new product or a new venture is usually a...

21 Dec 2020 by Scott Middleton

What I Hope for Product, Development & Venturing in 2021

As we start to close out 2020, the mind starts to turn to 2021. I took some time out from...

14 Dec 2020 by Scott Middleton

14 Corporate Forces Affecting New Products & Ventures

Getting new products and new ventures off the ground in massive companies requires overcoming enormous hurdles. There is a substantial...

9 Dec 2020 by Scott Middleton
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