Mary Trigiani
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Mary Trigiani

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San Francisco, California, United States
Member since July 13, 2009
Mary Trigiani is a writer, blogger and branding specialist who works with tech startups and professional services firms. She helps them tell their stories through their brand strategies and messages. Mary founded her consulting practice in 1990. Her current obsession is ensuring that she represents the voices and needs of users and customers when engineers and designers develop products. Mary's favorite things are art, dark chocolate, light workouts, classic film, TV, fashion, ballads, well adjusted friends, delightful nieces and nephews, laughs. Not necessarily in that order. Quote_down
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2001 Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana , BA , Government

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If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I like moving fast.

My favorite startups:

Dreamboard, Matterport, Pinterest, Path, Feedly, Flipboard

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

It's a tie. Not listening to the voice of the customer and not recognizing good advice.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Follow your instincts. Listen to customers, users and advisors. Act decisively and with conviction.