Howard Tullman

Howard Tullman

CEO
1871
Chicago

Interests

Data visualization
Design
Founding startups
Interaction design
Product design
Social entrepren.
Social media/PR
Writing/Blogging

Expertise

Business Development

Companies

current
CEO

my activity

Howard posted a blog: The Curse of Cohorts
“ If you thought it was difficult to start a new business in the education space, you'd be right for sure. But it's even harder to do something in the adult education space and that's very unfortunate because we - as a country - are in dire need of mor... ”
Howard posted a blog: Sneakernets Still Make Sense
“ Many years ago I saw a great cartoon that completely encapsulated the leap of faith that is a crucial part of every entrepreneur’s dream. The drawing showed a guy standing under a series of thought bubbles reflecting the development of his great new... ”
“ I was part of a recent Oxford-style debate in Chicago where the proposition under consideration was that “Entrepreneurs are born, not trained”. It was the classic nature versus nurture type of heated argument between two pairs of seasoned senior exec... ”
Howard posted a blog: Startups Shouldn't Sell Strategy
“ In the “been there, done that” category of mistakes that you should only make once, I would award a place of high honor to the idea that startups should spend their scarce capital and limited resources trying to “earn” their way into the hearts and w... ”
Howard posted a blog: Simply Streaming...Sucks
“ Please stop streaming stuff that sucks. No one cares. No one’s watching. And, just because you can do it doesn’t mean you should. And, as hard as it is to imagine, just because it happened to you doesn’t make it interesting to us. You’re constantly c... ”
Howard posted a blog: A SHORT TALE ABOUT THE LONG TAIL
“                                   A Short Tale about the Long Tail                 ... ”
Howard posted a blog: Open is Over
“ In Sight, It Must Be Right…Or Maybe NotI love the constant frenzy of activity at 1871’s front door. With more than a thousand people a day regularly passing through that portal, things are always poppin’ as our new Governor would say.  So it’s a... ”
Howard Tullman has a new connection.
“ I have a pretty simple test for determining whether whatever you’re doing has the makings of a real “business” or whether it’s just an expensive hobby or a lark or a solution in search of a problem. If you can’t quickly show me how you’re saving me t... ”
“ I spoke recently about the impact of technology, connectivity and social media on the real estate business at a series of events sponsored by various brokerage companies and industry associations involved in the commercial (non-residential) real esta... ”

recent blog posts

Howard Tullman
If you thought it was difficult to start a new business in the education space, you'd be right for sure.
04/08/2015
VIEWS: 84
Howard Tullman
Many years ago I saw a great cartoon that completely encapsulated the leap of faith that is a crucial part of every entrepreneur’s dream. The drawing showed a guy standing under a series of thought bubbles reflecting the development of his great new business idea – each one stepping sequentially...
04/02/2015
VIEWS: 19
Howard Tullman
I was part of a recent Oxford-style debate in Chicago where the proposition under consideration was that “Entrepreneurs are born, not trained”. It was the classic nature versus nurture type of heated argument between two pairs of seasoned senior executives and serial entrepreneurs. And truth be...
03/28/2015
VIEWS: 182
Howard Tullman
In the “been there, done that” category of mistakes that you should only make once, I would award a place of high honor to the idea that startups should spend their scarce capital and limited resources trying to “earn” their way into the hearts and wallets of big customers by selling strategy as a...
03/22/2015
VIEWS: 136
Howard Tullman
Please stop streaming stuff that sucks. No one cares. No one’s watching. And, just because you can do it doesn’t mean you should. And, as hard as it is to imagine, just because it happened to you doesn’t make it interesting to us. You’re constantly cluttering up the channels with your crap. And it...
03/15/2015
VIEWS: 163

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