Category: FEATURED

Discovering I Can Lead By Myself

I screwed up. Two weeks ago, we were negotiating with a pair of my mentors and advisors. Until this point, they had been helping me for free, and I’d asked them whether they would join the business on a more formal basis. It’s impossible to …

The Things That Don’t Scale

The Holy Grail for most business people and entrepreneurs is to create a massively scalable enterprise that changes markets and people’s lives while making a ton of money. That’s a great end game and some businesses actually achieve it.…

How To Believe In Yourself

There was a long time when the lack of belief in myself was a major factor in my life.

I didn’t pursue an ideal career, or start my own business, because I didn’t think I could. I didn’t stick to habits because I didn’t really believe I had…

Letting Someone Go With Dignity

Obviously, it’s no fun to get fired. But it’s also no fun to be the one doing the firing.

I have heard it said that the stress of terminating someone’s employment can reduce your lifespan. I certainly know that I’ve awakened in a sweat …