I spent this a good part of last week at one of my favorite conferences of the year — Fortune’s BrainstormTech conference. The conference brings together executives from the Media, Technology and Information Services sectors to discuss the state of the industry and various tech trends. Every year I feel like I come away with…
Several years ago I sat with one of my mentors and asked for his advice. Having been a big time CEO for several decades, I felt like all of our conversations were steeped in lessons learned. But, this time around I wanted to know what he considered to be the one piece of wisdom he…
Leroy is a young entrepreneur. He was recruited by seasoned entrepreneurs to help bootstrap a new venture. Together he and other similarly recruited co-founders have been working under the tutelage of these entrepreneurs and making progress in learning the market and getting product into the hands of consumers. Over these months, Leroy has demonstrated that…
Great leaders are not always great managers, but they must build an appreciation, a reliance, and a strong capability in management disciplines.
Disruption isn’t just a theory: it’s the reality of business right now. Even the Fortune 500, thought to be the most stable businesses, is being disrupted!
Why is vision so critical? Because without it, you can’t see where you’re going…as a business or an entrepreneur.
All too often I see product companies with nothing more than technology. No vision. No strategy. Nothing but an idea. Here are four steps you need to take BEFORE building your startup team.
Sometimes, it’s more important to take joy in someone else’s success than it is to control what they do. As a business leader, you have to know when to let go and cheer.
Here’s a reminder that the war is more important than the battle, especially for those of us with the tendency to let our Superman Syndrome take over.
Here’s a lesson for entrepreneurs: make a decision and GO! There’s value in planning, but it’s more important to make a decision and GO.