This blog article is written by a serial entrepreneur, repeat CEO, executive headhunter, and executive coach for talented executives seeking their next professional career opportunity. You are likely currently working in a position and have discovered that your future likely lies outside of your current company; this blog is written for you. Here is some.
What should most start-up founders not waste their time doing?, was the question that was asked on Quora. Here is my answer to that question. Stop starting businesses without a compelling vision, plan, or strategy. “Where there is no vision the people parish.” Stop attempting to be everything to everybody and delivering to every customer.
“Speed dating” is a concept that first originated in the matchmaking world where understanding the ‘goodness of fit’ was important for a seeker prior to investing great time in companion selection. Dictionary.com defines speed dating is “an organized social activity in which people seeking relationships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in.
Using social media tools like Twitter can help business owners, HR managers, and recruiters source greater numbers of passive job seekers. The ‘passive’ job seeker is typically an employed individual not actively looking for employment who would be open to entertaining another employment position if it were sufficiently attractive. However, passive job seekers are not actively seeking new employment,.
Freedom isn’t free. It’s much more than a slogan. This weekend I am pondering about the many US veterans who have served, sacrificed, and in many cases given their lives for our country, people, and freedoms. Since our founding, some 2,620,375 men and women have been killed or wounded during their call to service for.
If you read the literature for most recruiting firms you may come away with the impression that search is an elegant business, conducted by handsome men and women, who by reputation should be engaged, as they claim have a crystal ball that tells them were the perfect candidate is hiding. If it were that easy?!.
This month in my Vistage meetings we focused on the accessible leadership and management teachings of Peter Drucker. For many, Drucker’s works are to business literature, what Isaiah’s words are to the bible; rich, deep, insightful, proverbial, and often times difficult to grasp. For instance, I have recently been listening to the Audible version of.
Failure…, or more precisely, recognizing and learning from failure is indispensable as an entrepreneur. The goal is to recognize and learn when your course is off track more quickly, forgoing much expense on a failed course. Hence this mantra… Fail fast Fail cheap Fail often And you will be closer to a viable MVP than.
If this is your situation, you are not unique nor is your issue uncommon. Founders frequently flounder in human and professional relations as the company grows, capitial is raised, more employees are brought onboard, and new needs emerge. Here are some quick suggestions based on your brief narrative: 1. Check your Stock Option or Grant.
A million just isn’t what it used to be, and it is certainly not enough to retire on. However, used prudently, it can be the difference between living well and working for the ‘man’ as others have stated in this thread. If invested well, and timely, it can be a launch pad for much better.