Nearshore provider Tiempo to help fuel continuous global innovation.

Today 3Pillar announced the acquisition of nearshore software developer Tiempo Development. This acquisition expands our footprint into the Southwest US and Mexico. I am ecstatic to welcome over 400 talented craftspeople to the 3Pillar team. Observers may be tempted to assume that 3Pillar has embraced a new, nearshore, strategy. After all, we acquired Costa Rican…

Purpose and Profit Can and Should Coexist

Too often, our society pits purpose and profit as opposing forces, as individuals pitch their camp in one of two extremes. On one side, purpose-driven zealots rail at the thought of making money and prioritizing financial results. On the other, greed absorbed corporates scoff at the idea of purpose being more than an idealistic fairy…

Why network when you can attend these events?

I’ve made it no secret that I’m far from the world’s best networker. In fact, as a raging introvert, I struggle to enjoy your typical glad-handing event. I’ll network, but, it’s not without pain. I have to plan carefully and prepare my mind. I envy those who love to network (and insist they join me to…

How to turn key employee turnover into an accelerator

We were just over two months away from wrapping up our best year ever. Momentum was strong. Morale was high. And, the team I had worked so hard to fashion was humming in high-performance mode. And then the shoe dropped. In late October one of my senior executives was recruited away, enticed by the allure…

Why is a long-term strategy

In my experience, purpose — asking why — is a long-term strategy. Unless you’re already an iconic brand (Apple), it takes more than just ‘why’ to get people to buy. Don’t forget steps two and three!