Introducing The Startup Playbook, 2nd Edition!
The Startup Playbook 2nd Edition launches today! The 1st edition was an Amazon bestseller and sold out. We've teamed up…Read More »
The Art of Asking and Listening – Active Listening
In the Sales 101 book that I’ll eventually get around to writing, learning how to shut up may end up…Read More »
Who Should I Hire?
I’ll take a great team over a great idea in business any day of the week (of course, having both…Read More »
Hiring: Learning From the Behavior of Crowds
There are no simple ways to determine if you’re hiring the right person for a job and, in my experience,…Read More »
Build Platforms on Platforms
Being a software guy myself, I often find that I dig a little deeper into the successes and failures of…Read More »
It’s Not the Idea, It’s the Execution
I seem to be running into more and more people who have fallen in love with their idea for a…Read More »
You Go Where You’re Looking
When beginners attend auto racing or high performance driving school, they are taught that drivers tend to go where they’re…Read More »
Can Your Organization Handle A Top Notch Employee?
[Danger: football analogies used with abandon in this post.] As the 2009 NFL season opened, Michael Vick, ex-Atlanta Falcons star…Read More »
No. Don’t Do It. The Co-CEO Thing Won’t Work
I’ve been getting involved with more raw startups lately and I’m being reminded daily about the difficulty many teams have…Read More »
When “We” Are “They”
I’m always surprised and a bit taken aback when I hear an employee of any company use the term "they"…Read More »