Should closing a business be considered a failure? Only if you fail to do this.
Living up to your own value leads to a good ending regardless of success or failure
Employees should be involved early on when implementing organizational change to get a clear alignment.
Despite the common knowledge that “culture eats strategy for breakfast”, the importance of proactively establishing a corporate culture can be lost in the mayhem that is launching a venture. Below we highlight 3 simple steps to help define and protect your culture.
Perhaps the most critical success factor for your startup is building the right team that will support and build your business. Make sure to avoid these common pitfalls.
Only strong chickens breed unicorns. Be a strong chicken. Before we begin to perfect our arsenal of leadership qualities and skills, we should focus on a more fundamental question: how to sustain ourselves as entrepreneurs.
Building a company is a multi-year process. Maintaining morale during that process requires constant reminder of the original spark and passion that started the business because at some point, external validation and milestones become mundane.
Some thoughts on how entrepreneurs can protect themselves from being replaced from the company they’ve founded.
What was common in the successful start-up was the capability of the founders to gain support from others, which, in my opinion, is the result of the ability to truly feel that you are just being empowered by them.