January 5, 2017: After a long Holiday break, it’s not easy this week to get back in gear for full-contact startup action. However, the expenses took no time off, and many items left untended two or three weeks ago are still there demanding our attention. There’s considerable pressure to make up for lost time.
November 30, 2016: One of the most difficult challenges for a fast-charging startup entrepreneur is learning when patience is the correct tactic. Everyone likes to leave a meeting with specific next steps and action items, and no one enjoys just sitting around. That’s a natural bias that helps lead people into this dangerous arena.
November 23, 2014: This essay perhaps should have been posted for Halloween, but, regardless of the timing, it’s a fair recap of the experiences of the week past. Just when you think you’re sailing on a steady course, events unexpected and beyond your control can blow you in a very different direction. Here are some examples: