When startup ends, scaling can begin

  • by Tom Larsen | Apr 01, 2015 |
  • Organization, Planning |

Whichever phase you are in, the future of your business is up to the choice you make between your willingness to let go of the attributes of being a startup and embracing the attributes of becoming scalable.


Fired Up About New Products From the HPBExpo

  • by Tom Larsen | Mar 12, 2014 |
  • Marketing, Uncategorized |

The Christmas animated film character Heat Miser would have felt right at home visiting last week’s Hearth Patio and BBQ Expo in Salt Lake City. Of the more than 350 exhibitors, most were showing off their high-end fireplaces, patio heaters and BBQ grills. Looking for what’s new in the application of fire, we found innovation … Continue reading Fired Up About New Products From the HPBExpo


Our Favorite Things From CES 2014

  • by Tom Larsen | Jan 15, 2014 |
  • Marketing, Product Development, Uncategorized |

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year featured some impressive offerings of new products from giants like Audi (laser beam headlights—as if they’re not blindingly bright enough already) and LG with its stylishly curved TV screen. These product innovations seem to offer more of a “cool factor” than any useful improvements to the … Continue reading Our Favorite Things From CES 2014