Business Plan Competition

Yesterday I went to the annual Business Plan Competition final. It’s a business plan competition hosted by the Marriott School‘s Center for Entrepreneurship that spans several months. From among 66 student entries, three finalists were picked to present their plans yesterday and win $50, $30, or $20,000. They’ve been doing this competition for about 15 …

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Governor Huntsman

Today Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr., spoke at BYU as part of “eBusiness Day”. (I saw Phil Windley a couple rows ahead of me.) I liked Governor Huntman’s speech. He touched on several important topics to me, and his speech didn’t drag on like one might expect. On the contrary, he was smart, concise, and …

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del.icio.us

Last week I wrote about bookmarklets, but I didn’t include the bookmarklet that I use the most: my “Delicious” bookmarklet. Del.icio.us, with quite a creative domain name, is a “social bookmarks manager”. Here’s what you do: Go to http://del.icio.us and register for a free account. After logging in, you will see a link on their …

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Bookmarklets

Hi folks, I’m back, and today’s topic is “bookmarklets”. That’s “bookmarklets” as in the diminuitive form of “bookmarks,” the web sites you save in your Internet browser. (They’re called bookmarks in Safari/Firefox/Mozilla/Netscape or “Favorites” in Internet Explorer.) Bookmarklets require Javascript to be on (it probably already is) and they give special functionality to your browser. …

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Welcome

After introducing half a dozen friends to blogs and being a strong advocate for them, I decided it was time to walk the walk myself. So here is my blog. This actually wasn’t a spur of the moment or last minute decision. Starting a blog has been on the back-burner of my to-do list for …

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