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    12 Guacamole Recipes for Business Startup and Acceleration


    I collect things that I see in the wild that they don't teach in business school (BUT SHOULD). I break down genius stuff I observe and help you the viewer reverse engineer those results. I break these down into 'guacamole recipes'


    My focus is extremely pointed and specific.


    "What They Don't Teach You at Stanford Business School" is something THEY now teach you in engineering. I know because I teach there.


    There are 12 guacamole recipes that accelerate entrepreneurs. I taught these as Stanford Entrepreneur in Residence.


    I use the guacamole theme because small subtle changes help you win awards... An example guacamole recipe


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    - How to go from crasher to VIP by party minute #21
    - How to go from guest to host
    - Be Media to Get Media
    - How do you close a deal over voicemail
    - How tactically do you ask for forgiveness versus permission
    - How do you get paid to do lead gen
    - How do you learn to excel via the waitlist and losers bracket
    - How do you fail forward and backfire ahead
    - How do you not come in dead last at a bachelor auction
    - How do you get a VC you don't know to mentor you
    - How do you launch at SXSW for 880.oo
    - How do you host a Minimum Viable Party
    - How do you crash silicon valley's gay mafia and have them invite you back


    NOTE: this video was shot on a Flip that I won from Bing at a party I crashed at SXSW. SXSW stands for Southby South West. The party was "I Can Haz Cheezburger" and it was a really really good party.

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