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Strip Down To Your Basic Leadership Skills
Mar07

Strip Down To Your Basic Leadership Skills

In my experience in studying and advising early-stage startups, it has become obvious that startups primarily fail because of inadvertent mistakes made by the founder(s). External forces are seldom the reason for the death of the startup. The success of the startup therefore primarily depends on the…

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11 Inexpensive Ways To Make Your Employees’ Holiday Special
Dec18

11 Inexpensive Ways To Make Your Employees’ Holiday Special

Do something fun (and free)! We’re based in NY, so some of the things that come to mind are ice skating in Bryant Park (or Central Park), an outing to see the tree (and then a cool photo), walking across the Brooklyn Bridge and getting Grimaldi’s pizza… And then, good old-fashioned Christmas cookies…

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Is Startup Life Turning You Into A Zombie? 4 Tips To Get Healthy
Oct10

Is Startup Life Turning You Into A Zombie?
4 Tips To Get Healthy

If you are looking to entice an entrepreneur, just use simple, sweet words like easy, quick, and minimal effort. If you don’t believe that these words ring true, I urge you to check out the number of pizza boxes, soda cans, and Starbucks cups in the trash at any startup. For entrepreneurs, there is never…

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Create The Work-Life Balance That’s Right For You
Aug14

Create The Work-Life Balance That’s Right For You

As a time coach, I talk to people who want to live a more balanced life on a daily basis – including startup founders. It can be a struggle, but my real-world experience has uncovered that founders can achieve work-life balance IF all five of the following conditions are met: 1. You Want It: Not everyone…

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Inside The Mind Of A Startup Entrepreneur [Infographic]
Jul17

Inside The Mind Of A Startup Entrepreneur [Infographic]

Startups are fast paced, small, and ever-morphing. And, they’re almost always built around the idea of one or two founders. Transactional leaders excel in well established businesses where they work within a pre-established system. When they go to lunch, they complain about the management. Transformational…

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