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Think twice before you take a snow day
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Two months in to my professional career I learned the value of a strong work ethic and professional commitment. Living in Dallas, the few inches of snow that had fallen…

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Give up the illusion of control – proactively build your board
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One of the worst pieces of advice I received in the early days of Three Pillar was to refrain from building a board of directors. If you need the advice,…

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Failing Fast Isn’t Only for Engineers
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As a software developer and agile evangelist, I used to preach the concept of “failing fast.”  Failing is expensive and the better you are at doing it, the more you…

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Executive Interview
Interviewing is a horrible business practice
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A while ago I posted “You may not be the ‘A’ player you think you are,” describing what makes up a top performer. Charlie Thomas, CEO of Razorsight and author of…

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Are You an ‘A’ Player?
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I’m continuously surprised how difficult it is to find ‘A’ players.  I’m even more surprised by how many people think, erroneously, that they are one of the few. Here’s a…

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Align your organization with your strategy
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Just over a week ago I made the toughest decision I have ever made as CEO of Three Pillar Global.  I laid off a handful of employees. Unlike what you…

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What’s your “Personal Travel Policy”?
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I have a love-hate relationship with business travel. I love the travel; I hate being away from my family. My introduction to business travel came shortly after starting my first…

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To build or to buy
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Last week, Three Pillar closed an acquisition that is the first major milestone in the 3 Yr. plan we set forth last December. The plan, dubbed “$50mm in 3 Yrs.”,…

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Passion will send you to the moon
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Professionals undervalue passion. Passion is everything. If you genuinely care, pour your heart into your work, and strive for delivering excellent results out of genuine intrinsic motivation, you will be…

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Recipe for Successful Business Transitions
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Business changes. It is inevitable that an organization will need to navigate several transitions each year. Some will be critical to success, others will optimize performance, and still others will…

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