In the VUCA-filled world most entrepreneurs live in every day, being agile trumps sticking to a plan. Sticking to a plan is not the same as having a strategy, and having a strategy can keep you alive and moving forward.
Fear of failure has prevented people from falling in love, becoming artists, telling friends the truth, and chasing dreams without apology. If we are going to continue to shy away from failure, it's time we redefined it.
Daniel EpsteinApril 18, 2014
As social entrepreneurs, we’re hardwired to stay focused on achieving impact at scale. But that’s a destination we may not achieve for years, if at all, and in the meantime, our happiness may depend on forgetting about scale, even if only for a few moments each day.
Rajesh AnandanMarch 24, 2014
Are you wasting time optimizing the wrong thing? Talking to the wrong customers and partners? Measuring the wrong metrics? Read this post to learn how to avoid this in your start-up.
Pascal FinetteMarch 17, 2014
Starting a company is hard. Best case scenario: your bet pays off and you uncover a monster opportunity. Worst case scenario: you don’t (but you spend a few years working on something you love). Read this post for the secret to making the "best case scenario" more likely.
Nathaniel KolocMarch 17, 2014
One month in, one client down. Thirty three days ago we formed our new business. On day thirty one, we fired our first client.
BenandAndrewMarch 11, 2014
For many entrepreneurs, firing an employee is the hardest part about being the boss. Here’s how you can lay people off in a way that respects the needs of both the company and the employee.
Chris YehFebruary 20, 2014
The intention of this series of posts is to share the story of the beginning and ending of a business. This post focuses on your people, finding the right management (local or expat) and how best to hire, groom and train your team.
Ties KroezenFebruary 5, 2014
The intention of this series of posts is to share the story of the beginning and ending of a business. This post focuses on choosing the right business model for your business.
Lonneke CraemersFebruary 3, 2014
If you don’t understand an employee’s personal motivations, then you’re probably not engaging them in a way that brings maximum value to either party.
Wendy LeaNovember 18, 2013