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How to Integrate OKRs With Agile leadership management scale-up strategy Apr 22, 2020

Why OKRs often fail in startups — and how to use them effectively before product-market fit

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) were designed in the context of scaling...
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How to Get Your Team to Speak Up coaching culture founders psychology Apr 15, 2020

Simple advice to get the most out of assertive and non-assertive team members.

Many founders score highly on assertiveness. It’s one of the things that make entrepreneurs...

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How to Make Your Product Less Complicated management marketing product Apr 08, 2020

One reason engineers tend to overcomplicate, and how to please your customers at a fraction of the cost.

You’ve hired a development team, built a product to address a...

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How to Use Conflict to Find Better Solutions communications feedback management Apr 01, 2020

A powerful approach to non-violent communication at your company

If you’re trying to innovate, taking a critical business decision, or just figuring out the truth,...

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How to Crystalise Your Brand Beliefs communications marketing scale-up Dec 17, 2019

A lightweight approach to branding for startups-no expensive agency necessary.

In my first startup, I dreamt of building a powerful brand that would earn its place next to...

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How to Motivate a Startup Team culture management psychology Dec 10, 2019

Here's what actually works when it comes to getting the most out of your team.

Have you ever met someone who’s highly motivated at work? Try to picture them now.

You...

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How Founders Can Negotiate Their Salary board founders seed-stage Dec 03, 2019

Insights on founder salaries suggest a different way of discussing compensation with the board

If you’re motivated by a high salary, think twice before founding a startup....

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The Five Meetings Every CEO Should Lead founders management meetings Nov 19, 2019

How the right meetings can set up your team for success—and help you step out of the day-to-day.

When your whole company works in the same room, news gets around fast....

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The Easy Way to Write a Thought Article communications leadership marketing Nov 12, 2019

Here’s how I turn a blank page into a powerful thought leadership piece.

I never thought my writing would make such a difference.

After starting on Medium just three years...

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How to Develop Talent in Your Growth Startup coaching culture management Nov 05, 2019

The opportunity for startups to grow their own leaders has never been greater.

When your company is scaling, it’s critical to develop your leaders. More staff means...

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