Practicing Radical Candor: "It's not mean, it's clear"

Practicing Radical Candor: "It's not mean, it's clear"

Team CED recently watched INBOUND Bold Talks: Kim Scott "Radical Candor" and we thought it was worth sharing with all of you! If you have an extra 15 minutes, watch it for yourself. If you don’t, here’s a summary

Samantha Davenport Joins CED

Samantha Davenport Joins CED

Samantha Davenport joined Team CED as our Startups Storyteller! In this role, she will tell the stories of Alaska’s entrepreneurs and the larger ecosystem supporting them. Samantha is the lead contributor to the Alaska Startups website and will manage the associated social media channels. The opportunity to have someone with her talent showcasing entrepreneurs in Alaska incredibly valuable, and is a service we’re proud to offer our state.

CED Book Review: Burn the Business Plan

CED Book Review: Burn the Business Plan

“I found this book to be eye-opening in many respects. As the title suggests, Schramm’s book is partially about busting myths and conventional wisdom about entrepreneurship. It turns out that techie, establishment-bucking millennials actually start very few businesses compared to 40-year-olds with corporate experience.” - Nolan

CED Book Review: The Mom Test

CED Book Review: The Mom Test

CED’s book club kicked off with The Mom Test by Rob Fitzpatrick, which is about “how to talk to customers and learn if your business is a good idea when everyone is lying to you.” It’s a quick and easy read, and each of us came away with new perspectives on customer discovery, which is the process of identifying customers and understanding their purchasing behavior and motivations.

Join our Book Club!

Join our Book Club!

Our reading list is a snapshot of the literature that guides our work. Check out our reading list for CED’s Book Club for 2019!