Guacamole RECIPE: Don’t Ask Permission. Ask Forgiveness.

Tue, Aug 16, 2011


Larry Chiang scandalously shows granular tid-bits in how to start as an entrepreneur. He edits the Bloomberg BusinessWeek channel “What They Don’t Teach You at Business School”. After Chiang’s Harvard Law keynote, Harvard Business wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School“ (its the same title as his NY Times bestseller). If you read his scandalously awesome “What a Supermodel Can Teach a Stanford MBA” and “How to Get Man-Charm”, you will like his latest post:

Guacamole RECIPE: Don’t Ask Permission. Ask Forgiveness.

by Larry Chiang

Something surprising and new I observe in the market is the transparency of tech speakers.

In the same way that Paul Graham did office hours at Disrupt in a transparent method, entrepreneurs are looking for these tips.

Would you like a sequel post that coincides with a TechCrunch party recap and summary for SAT

It’s an article that is part of my Guacamole Recipe Series for Engineering Entrepreneurship. My article, “Entrepreneur Tip: Don’t Ask Permission. Ask Forgiveness.” details how to execute on the advice. Its a sequel post to the above TechCrunch article.

At Stanford, I am an EIR and my job has been to help engineers get street smart and my metaphorical vehicle is guacamole recipes. Guacamole is easy to make but hard to make in a legendary, award-winning fashion. I engineer guacamole recipes for entrepreneurs to beat the catch-22s of a startup

Here is a video on this series I preview at CNN:

If you liked this…
Larry’s mentor Mark McCormack wrote this in 1983.
His own book came out 09-09-09. It is called ‘What They Don’t Teach You At Stanford Business School

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a party invite for you…

This post was drafted in an hour and needs your edits… email me if you see a spelling or grammatical error(s)… larry@larrychiang com

Larry Chiang started his first company UCMS in college. He mimicked his mentor, Mark McCormack, founder of IMG who wrote the book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School”.
Chiang is a keynote speaker and bestselling author and spoke at Congress and World Bank.

Text or call him during office hours 11:11am or 11:11pm PST +/-11 minutes at 650-283-8008. Due to the volume of calls, he may place you on hold like a Scottsdale Arizona customer service rep. If you email him, be sure to include your cell number in the subject line. If you want him to email you his new articles…, ask him in an email :-)

You can read more equally funny, but non-founder-focused-lessons on Larry’s Amazon blog .

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