ARCHIVES OF ARTICLES
Here you’ll find an archive of my articles including my New York Times column, AFR BOSS column and other articles and blog posts since 2012. I hope you enjoy!
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It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice At the moment we’re deciding whether to raise a large capital round and go for growth or keep things tight and focused. Both approaches have merit, and I respect all who have offered their guidance. But people are...

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

The Problem With Going Into Business With a Friend

The Problem With Going Into Business With a FriendI spent a recent night consoling an associate who had fallen out with her best friend. They tried to start a business together, and she quit her high-paying job to do it. Three months in, the friend had yet to commit...

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

Why I Do All My Recruiting Through LinkedIn

Why I Do All My Recruiting Through LinkedIn Recruiting the right team member is always difficult. I start off knowing that I need someone to perform a task, and imagine what qualities that person might possess. How, in a sea of people, can I find my ideal candidate?...

It’s Hard for Start-Up Owners to Find Good Advice

Letting Someone Go With Dignity

Letting Someone Go With DignityObviously, it’s no fun to get fired. But it’s also no fun to be the one doing the firing. I have heard it said that the stress of terminating someone’s employment can reduce your lifespan. I certainly know that I’ve awakened in a sweat...

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