Eisenhower – Planning

Eisenhower“No battle was ever won according to plan, but no battle was ever won without one.”

(Related: “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable”)

– President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1962

Author: Gordon Daugherty

Over the past 15 years Gordon has seen nearly 1,000 startup pitches, advised more than 200 entrepreneurs and been involved with raising over $45M in growth and venture capital. Throughout his 28 year career in high tech, serving twice as President and three times as CMO, Gordon has both an IPO and a $200M acquisition exit under his belt. Now his emphasis is purely focused on helping startups and early stage tech companies. Through his Shockwave Innovations advisory practice and as Managing Director for Austin’s Capital Factory startup accelerator, Gordon is an active angel investor, VC and startup advisor.