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Why Outsourcing Early-Stage Tech Goes Wrong idea-stage product tech Apr 30, 2019

Why do so many founders run into problems when outsourcing their MVP? Often fingers point to the developers, but the problem is probably closer to home. Here’s my tech war...

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How to Perfectly Price your Product pre-revenue product sales Apr 23, 2019

Isn’t everything on the internet supposed to be free? It turns out the answer is—not if you’d like to build a business. Here’s why you may be...

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A Better Structure for Leadership Reporting Meetings management meetings scale-up Apr 15, 2019

This simple but powerful reporting structure will help your team get straight to the point, increasing transparency and collaboration.

In small, co-located teams, you can get...

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How to Drive a Culture of Ownership coaching feedback management Apr 09, 2019

As a CEO coach I’ve heard statements like these many times:

“My VP just isn’t pulling his/her weight”
“I don’t trust him/her to do the...
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How to Use Nonviolent Communication at Work feedback management psychology Apr 09, 2019

What is the nonviolent communication model? And how are leaders using NVC principles to manage conflict? Here's a summary with examples of how to apply...

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How to Set Boundaries With Your Startup founders psychology scale-up Apr 08, 2019

How clear is the line between you and your startup? For me, drawing this line has been a huge challenge. After ten years as a founder, I’m sharing three simple ideas that...

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How to Recruit Senior Managers that Fit Your Culture culture hiring psychology Apr 08, 2019

There are few things more frustrating than working with someone who’s the wrong fit.

Hiring well is what defines success, but damn, it’s hard. And firing fast,...

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How to 10X the Feedback in Your Company coaching culture feedback management Apr 06, 2019

Teams that are good at giving each other feedback are faster, more innovative, and often happier at work. Here’s why it’s not enough to just ask for honest...

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How to Be More Proactive With Your Time coaching founders management Apr 06, 2019

   I have no time to think strategically.’

‘I feel like I don’t have space to breathe.’
‘I’m totally overwhelmed.’

Even if we...

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The Role of Celebration in Scaling Your Startup culture management psychology Apr 05, 2019

Acknowledging your team’s hard work can have a powerful effect on morale and output. But when there’s nothing obvious to celebrate, recognizing the small...

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