Hard Work Is Overrated

If you know me at all, you’ll read the title of this post and instantly jump up from your seat. You’ll point your finger at the screen, arm arrow-straight, and shout out at the top of your voice: “FRAUD!” People will stare, but you won’t be able to control yourself. Yes, I’ve been known to […] Read moreRead More»

Hey, Would-be Entrepreneur! Where’s the Fire in Your Belly?

True entrepreneurs don’t start companies just because they want to. Nor do they launch their project because they think it’ll be cool, or because they figure, “Hey, let’s give it a shot!” Those are all thoughts of a hobbyist, a dilettante… a dabbler. Dabblers get their doors blown off by actual, bona fide entrepreneurs. Dabblers […] Read moreRead More»

Dear Enterprise Leaders, You’re Screwed. Here’s Why.

Dear Enterprise Leader, I’ve got some terrible news for you. Your best talent isn’t good enough to compete. Better talent is at work right across town, in an over-crowded garage at the house of some tiny firm’s founder. Unlike your mammoth offices, this garage is full of energy, excitement, and – here’s the worst part […] Read moreRead More»

Why Every Organization Needs Some Misfits

Over the past two months or so, I’ve been playing around a lot on Google Plus – more on that, and on our amazing mentor Elaine Lindsay, in an upcoming post. For now, let’s leave it at this: to use Google’s “Hangout” feature is to fall instantly and forever in love. Telephone? What’s that? Skype? […] Read moreRead More»

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