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I'll shoot you w/a nerf gun if you don't manage your credit.

11:11 is my goal of getting duck9 consumers lots of 1s.

24 1's in a row equals a 750 FICO.

A "one" is an on-time payment in credit reporting code.

A '9'=charged off bad-debt. You wanna duck 9s.

Duck9 = Deep Underground Credit Knowledge (Duck 9's on your credit report. 9's are charge-offs)

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How To Not Go Bankrupt As an Entrepreneur Episode 4, Can you deliver!?

July 23, 2019

Larry Chiang encourages you to be curious about a J.B.A., Jedi in Business Administration. Being a mentee under Mark McCormack can make you seem to perform genius. Neither Chiang nor McCormack went to Harvard Business. Chiang guest lectures at Stanford because he spoke at Harvard Law School. After the HLS keynote, where Chiang quoted Mark […]

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Normal Intuition Will Make You Go Bankrupt

July 17, 2019

Larry Chiang’s book, WTDTYASBS, is a sequel to his mentor’s, Mark McCormack’s, book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School“. Chiang had a book launch party at IMG’s, International Management Group’s New York Fashion Week. As an undergrad entrepreneur, Larry Chiang mentored college students at public schools to get a FICO over 765 […]

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Does Going To an Ivy Reduce Likelihood Of Going Bankrupt

July 15, 2019

By Larry Chiang Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/28/19, 8:03 AM Stanford, MIT and YC have the same bankruptcy rate as Josephina Blow (how’s my gender agnostic practice? Normally, I’d say Joe Blow) Why smart people go bankrupt is not a tragedy or irony…, ITS A CLICHE!! #Duck #Bankruptcy Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/28/19, 7:56 AM Your dual […]

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Avoiding The Painful Skill Building to Cold Call

July 14, 2019

By Larry Chiang Cold calling skills will help you duck bankruptcy.  Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/29/19, 12:41 PM Cold calling.  For the initial steps, tech founders leverage a giant YC rolodex. Then, they discover that they need to learn how to Cold Call. #cs183phone Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/29/19, 12:44 PM Calling people on the phone […]

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Getting More ROI, Return On Investment, Than Superhumanly Possible. Ep 2 Season 1

July 12, 2019

Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 7/4/19, 8:47 AM Minutia micro details Not going bankrupt as an Entrepreneur means bringing in the smallest and paltriest of revenue tidbits. Video 1 of 15 Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 7/4/19, 8:49 AM Skills you’ll need – hosting – reading business recipes – doing those signature business protocols Video 2 of […]

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President Donald Trump and Gabor Gurbacs Talk About Crypto

July 11, 2019

Gabor Gurbacs (@gaborgurbacs) 7/11/19, 5:38 PM ⁦‪@realDonaldTrump‬⁩ President Trump (⁦‪@realDonaldTrump‬⁩)— Approving a well-regulated Bitcoin ETF that focuses on investor protection may help protect the public interest and promote healthy, fair and orderly markets. A Bitcoin ETF may offer the following protections & benefits.… Gabor Gurbacs (@gaborgurbacs) 5/2/19, 5:08 AM ETFs offer:+ Daily proof of reserves (NAV)+ […]

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The Graph I Copy Paste Second Most For Founders

July 8, 2019

Larry Chiang earned what seems to be a J.B.A. Jedi in Business Administration. Learning from Mark McCormack’s book can seem like business magic. Neither he nor his mentor went to Harvard Business. But after Chiang’s HLS keynote, Harvard’s Harbus wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School”. Cleaner and clearer than a credit […]

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Episode 2 Season 1 of my YouTube Series How To Not Go Bankrupt as an Entrepreneur START SMALL AND GET BABY REVENUE

July 8, 2019

Larry Chiang encourages you to get a J.B.A. Jedi in Business Admin by studying Mark McCormack’s book. Larry Chiang did not go to Harvard Business and neither did his mentor but Chiang taught at Stanford. See what Harvard’s Harbus wrote: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School”. Palo Alto community college is special […]

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Larry Chiang On Ducking Ch9, Chapter 9 Entrepreneurship, Bk

July 7, 2019

By Larry Chiang So you have started a tech startup. People all know the fatality rate is over 70%.  Let’s avoid a doozie of a mistake: Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/28/19, 10:29 AM It’s not a future VP of Sales job. Re: “customer development” The three technical cofounders, it’s your job. Customer development. Every […]

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Ducking the Startup Death Spiral By Talking Belly Button To Belly Button With Prospecfs

July 6, 2019

Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/28/19, 10:25 AM Startup Death Spiral. Download  Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/28/19, 10:26 AM Leading cause of death – Not fully executing “customer development” Download  Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) 6/28/19, 10:27 AM More on how all three cofounders should be executing “customer development” #cs183d Download  Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang) […]

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