A challenge that startups and high growth businesses face is finding the right talent – from identifying the right skill set to attracting and retaining the best people. Many get it wrong and struggle through this process, learning the hard way from experience about what works and what doesn’t. Here are some tips from my friend and fellow Brooklynite, David Osborne, who founded Team Theory to help startups build great teams.
Here are highlights from Lenore Kantor's recent interview for the CEO Talks Series on Create Your Life, Kevin Brown’s radio show and podcast, along with Eric Fondren, CEO and Founder of iTell.io.
We could all use a break from the headlines and constant barrage of insults, accidents and trauma. SHIFT is happening - that is clear. Mother nature is pissed off, and deep rage is erupting everywhere. Old ways of being and working cannot continue as norms are shifting quickly. Here are some thoughts on how to navigate all these changes and gain perspective.
Many businesses want to sell into large corporations, such as banks, asset managers and hedge funds, to boost their growth and user adoption. While large enterprise sales can certainly be profitable, unique skills and different tactics are required to successfully win large deals. Learn more from Mark Birch, Enterprise Sales Executive at Stack Overflow about what is needed to be successful at enterprise sales.
Increasingly individuals are seeking authenticity and deeper connection - they want to align their values with their actions. The head will follow the heart, instead of ruling over it. How can we bring our full selves to our life and work so that we can align our beliefs with our experience? Here are some considerations to create more happiness around your work and life balance.
What's the price you pay for where you work? Sure, you may get a paycheck if you're an employee or your clients pay you as an independent contractor, but does that cover how you feel at the end of the day?
Are you focused on the right actions? With so many opportunities, possibilities and ideas to pursue - how does one choose? How do you know if you are applying your limited resources of time, money and people to the right activities and investments? Here are some planning guidelines to get you on the right track.
Many launches are dead on arrival. You anticipate a big push, but somehow they fall flat. It can be so upsetting, and yet these challenges may be averted. Let us help you avoid the potential traps and troubleshoot the challenges that can crop up as you look to translate your big idea to reality. This is the third article in our LAUNCH LAPSE series to help you align your staff to drive growth.
We know why launches misfire and how you can avoid potential traps and troubleshoot challenges you may be facing. This second article in our LAUNCH LAPSE series helps you figure out how to respond when customers aren't buying what you're selling.
So many business and product launches start with the best intentions and then they somehow get sidelined. There are multiple ways this can happen. This is the first in a series of articles about potential Launch Lapses and how to anticipate and fix them. What happens when you get no response to your launch?