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The 3 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Fundraising

When a startup decides it’s time to start raising capital, there’s a lot of potential business impacts to consider. If things go well, funding can …

The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

We know that emotions are contagious. Research by UC San Diego’s James Fowler and Harvard’s Nicholas Christakis has shown that happiness is contagious, for example. If you have a friend who is happy, the probability that you will be happier rises by 25%.<p>We also know that behaviors are contagious. …

80% of Your Culture is Your Founder

<b>When Molly Graham joined Facebook in 2008</b>, the company still felt scrappy. With 400 employees serving 80 million users, people were so busy “moving …

Execute Like a Rookie, Lead Like a Multiplier

In 1989, Liz Wiseman took her first job out of business school at a mid-size startup called Oracle. With no previous experience, she was recruited as …

'Organisations should be looking at potential, not past performance' - O2 HRD

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50 People You Should Know In Growth

Early in your career, it’s great to know who the icons of your field are so you understand what greatness looks like and have a sense of who to …

How to build a great Boardroom

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How to build a great relationship with your CEO - HRD

<b>Building a great relationship with a CEO takes time and hard work. Owain Thomas discovers how Bunge’s EMEA CEO and VP of HR grew their partnership</b><p>The …

The Best Leadership Advice I Ever Got

I love to present. Love the Big Show, the Dog & Pony, the Old Razzle Dazzle ’Em. Occupational hazard for marketing folks, I guess, but it’s something …

Interview: Sir Clive Woodward on leadership, people management and team culture - HRD

<b>While few people may see similarities of coaching a rugby world cup</b> <b>winning team</b> <b>and the world of business, with 18 years of experience at Xerox and</b> …

The ‘Adaptable Leader’ is the New Holy Grail — Become One, Hire One

Anne Dwane, CBO at Chegg, has had to adapt a lot in her career as she's started and sold companies. Here's what she learned. <br>Continue reading at …

3 Tips To Create A Workplace Culture That Employees Love

Workplace culture has made the news a lot lately — and it’s not always pretty.<br>This summer, the <i>New York Times</i> reported on Amazon’s “little-known experiment” in pushing its white-collar workers. Between internal competition and long hours, they revealed that pressure is so high employees regularly …

How do you hire and fire people? (via Passle)

I was asked this question by a CEO several years ago when we were talking about a strategic partnership and even a merger between our two companies. …

Meaningless interviews with H.R. Really?

Why do so many underestimate interviews with H.R?<p>I’ve heard some comments recently from candidates or job search clients related to interviews with …

Employment

Five Signs Your Boss Wants To Fire You

One of the most important things every working person must learn is that not every manager deserves your talents.<p>There are great mentors in the business world and there are other managers who are not qualified to shine your shoes. You have to be able to tell the difference. Sometimes we only learn …

Employment

Staying one step ahead at Pixar: An interview with Ed Catmull

The cofounder of the company that created the world’s first computer-animated feature film lays out a management philosophy for keeping Pixar …

Employee Engagement Is Not Just A State Of Mind

It’s important that we recognize the “realness” of employee engagement. It’s not just a state of mind, a fuzzy feeling or emotional blanket that keeps us warm on cool winter months. Employee engagement is a validated psychological state, often measured by increased performance and productivity …

a16z Podcast: Teams, Trust, and Object Lessons

Some of the best management books are actually military books, argues Ben Horowitz. There’s just a certain mental toughness and focus that that …

5 mistakes startups make with advisory boards (and how to avoid them)

<i>This post first appeared on VentureBeat.</i> <i>Sarah Fay, an angel investor and advisor, discusses what mistakes startups should avoid when it comes to</i> …

Why Robots Will Replace CEOs

Daniel Kahneman, author of "Thinking Fast and Slow," speculates that CEOs might one day join that endangered species list.<p>A few years ago, an Oxford University study concluded that computers will likely replace people in 45% of American jobs, ranging from truck drivers to construction workers to …

How Advisory Boards Can Be Your Secret Weapon

<i>Guest author, Eli Portnoy, is the co-founder and CEO of Sense360 and former co-founder and GM of Thinknear. Eli is also a mentor for Techstars in …

Do You Have These 3 Key CEO Qualities?

Even without innate leadership qualities, you can still adopt these characteristics of a truly remarkable CEO.<p>While it might sound fancy, being a CEO …

Why I Hire People, Not Skills

<i>Note: This post was originally posted on BostInno.com a few months before my company Performable was acquired by HubSpot but never cross-posted</i> …

Employment

Should I Hire A Chief Of Staff?

In recent years, the number of chief of staff hires at early stage tech startups has gone up noticeably. While it may still not be a common hire, …

Minimum Viable Culture

When should a startup start to write down its culture and values?<p>As a startup founder, I deeply believe two things:<p>Company culture starts with your …

Startups

Attracting the best: needle movers for candidates joining startups and scaleups

<i>Tom Davenport, co-founder of Talent Pool, discusses how to attract the best candidates for your startup or scaleup.</i><p>It’s not the money that makes high …

When You Have Concerns

I hear this said all the time – “when you have concerns about an employee, it almost always means you will need to make a change.” I hear execs …

Resources

Some of our favorite blog posts by investors and entrepreneurs in the startup ecosystem as inspired by Tom Eisenmann lists (2011, 2012, …

The Curse of Culture

One of the seminal books on culture is Edgar Schein’s Organizational Culture and Leadership. Schein writes in the introduction:<p>Perhaps the most …

Tim Cook

There’s No Tech Talent Shortage in Europe — There’s a Smart Hiring Shortage

There’s No Tech Talent Shortage in Europe — There’s a Smart Hiring Shortage<p>By Dan Hynes<p>Say something over and over again and people will believe …