I don’t know why anyone thinks I have all the answers, just because I’m a tad older than them. (This is one reason for not having a resume past a certain age. Really, do you want to remember all those awful bosses and startup failures?) And I don’t know why they always ask for a […]Read More ABC’s for First-Time Entrepreneurs
There are some situations which are guaranteed to send me into flashbacks of my youth. In this case, flashbacks of my entrepreneurial youth… I was exploring alternative ways to raise some development funding for a new product when a woman investor said to me, “I like your ‘take no prisoners’ attitude.” (Make no mistake about […]Read More Are You Taking Any Prisoners?
I was neither born nor raised to be a leader. Not the architect of a new technology. Not the founder of a startup company. Not a CEO. When I was born (and this was a very long time ago), there were serious defects in my leadership blueprint. I had two X chromosomes at a time […]Read More Leadership for the Rest of Us
For the past few years, I’ve been celebrating Mother’s Day by tweeting ‘Momisms’ – those things my mom said to me and the ones I’ve said to my own kids. But this time around it occurred to me that at least some of them might be useful for business. I know…your boss, co-workers, and employees […]Read More Mother’s Day is Not Just for Mother