Founders have nothing to lose and everything to gain by scaling wellness. The key is to lead by example.
Asking the right question at the right time is an art. Here is the one I religiously ask twice a year.
Hiring makes and breaks startups. Writing a hiring plan can change the game for founders but it needs to be believable. To them and to investors.
Startup founders are advice magnets. How you triage advice can make all the difference and I hope this approach helps you too.
The shock I’m talking about is the kind that helps new hires at startups become acquainted with a venture’s cultural urgency.
I often hear that software developers are the most difficult hire for non-technical founders. Here are the 7 reasons why.
The punchline: Think first about how you want to be remembered. It will help you answer what you want to do in life.
Here is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, In Between, which lays out the approach to help entrepreneurs move between ventures.
Stress is an unavoidable part of a startup. Here are three ways for founders to reduce stress in their business.
A little over a decade ago an anthropologist introduced me to social performance. She shared its three tenets with incredible clarity and they have stayed with me ever since.
Isolation and depression are taboo topics in entrepreneurship. They have devastating consequences but there is a signal you can act on.
Blogging became a habit in 2014 and it helps me reflect and sharpen my thinking. Today, I write for four reasons and two people each week. And here's why you should too.
Paid auditions are opportunities to work with someone before you tie the knot and become employee and employer. Here's the playbook to make paid auditions a successful part of your business.
These 12 lessons come from notes I’ve made each week in 2017. This wholesale reflection helps to make sense of the year that was and gain clarity on lessons learned, ones that will be just as important in 2018.
Entrepreneurs win for 10 reasons. Military forces win for different reasons and it might surprise you to learn that these reasons often overlap.
If you're drowning in information and starving for wisdom, there is one email you'll enjoy reading each week. It's written by Tom Wharton.
Losing your way is the result of losing perspective. Here are the 5 steps I use (and prescribe to founders) to get back on track.
This is a reminder to anyone building a business that the struggle is real. It is a reflection by Ben Horowitz, an entrepreneur turned investor who also wrote The Hard Things About Hard Things.
I credit Hairy Maclary and his creator, New Zealand's Dame Lynley Dodd, with helping me realise that a change was desperately needed.
Disruption comes with two inconvenient truths. The first is that it's happening every day, in every industry, in every sector. The second truth is that failure drives innovation.