Not a week goes by where I don’t get an email that goes like this: “I wanted to reconnect, as I've recently left [the company that bought my startup]. Long story, but suffice it to say their exe
“Where do you get the time to write so much as a company CEO, and more importantly, shouldn’t you be closing deals or doing something more useful?”
<strong>Do What Comes Natur
Today, the Web’s infrastructure is built, the platforms have emerged; we’re now filling the pipes with content; mainly free, ad-supported content.
Anyone who’s worked in user-generated/approp
In last week’s <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/03/24/get-rich-or-die-trying/">Get Rich or Die Trying</a> article, I mentioned that “tech is a zero-sum, winner takes all game”. A reader ob
<em>“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Ed
This isn’t an anti-entrepreneur rant. It’s also not a piece to discourage anyone from launching their own business. It’s a warning for those who seek to launch their startup to understand some o
The greatest entrepreneurs follow their gut and as a result are perceived as difficult at best and abrasive at worst.
Most people who know me say I’m too diplomatic, but last week my advisor told
Oprah Winfrey recently <a href="http://www.oprah.com/own-oprahs-next-chapter/How-Youre-Defined-By-the-Stories-You-Tell-Yourself-Video">interviewed</a> Anthony Robbins, who talked about “how we're de
Leadership in management is the art and science of getting others to do what they don’t necessarily want – or don't understand why they’re being asked – to do. Doing it at a startup is accompl
Last week, Forbes contributor Eric Jackson published a <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericjackson/2012/02/11/9-lessons-jeremy-lin-can-teach-us-before-we-go-to-work-monday-morning/">list</a> on t
Patience is one of the seven virtues, the lesser-known cousins of the seven sins. And indeed, “patience <em>is</em> a virtue” – or so goes the saying. But another saying states that “fortu
Leadership guru Warren Bennis asked whether leaders are born or made. When asked if Wall Street would accept a young <a href="http://watchmojo.com/index.php?id=8709">Mark Zuckerberg</a> in his early 2
Ah, the internet – how you hijack our vocabulary. A few years ago, “embedded” had connotations of journalists following soldiers. Today, it’s most associated with YouTube clips. Similarl