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 more than 1,500 startup pitches, given personal advice to more than 500 entrepreneurs and been involved with raising over $45M in growth and venture capital. Throughout his 28 year career in high tech, Gordon has two IPO’s and a $200M acquisition exit under his belt. Now, through his advisory practice called Shockwave Innovations and as Managing Director for Austin’s Capital Factory startup accelerator, Gordon’s focus is purely on educating, advising and investing in tech startups.