Keith Cheok

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Authoring your life as an entrepreneur

At Stanford University, the most popular course this year apparently isn’t on computer science or engineering. It’s an unconventional offering called Designing Your Life. Juniors and seniors — including many of tomorrow’s brightest entrepreneurs — spend two academic quarters integrating career and …

The Tech Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2015

Is your company poised to build the next Uber? Have you started imagining how cryptocurrencies could be used to shore up your company’s digital security? Have you considered that the algorithms your company uses might inadvertently be lying to you?<p>At the end of each year, I apply a framework to …

7 Steps To Building A Dream Team For Your Company

It begins with the right people–hiring credible people and keeping an open mind about what they’ll bring–and never really ends, if you’re doing it right. The training and motivating continues for the life of your company.<p>Follow the seven steps in the video above, to surround yourself with a power …

6 Tips For Finding Your Startup Companion

You’ll be trusting this person to help run your company. Here’s how to choose wisely.<p>Whether you’re a first-time founder or a seasoned entrepreneur, choosing with whom you’re going to be in the ring is quite possibly the most important decision you can make in the process.<p>The cofounder relationship …

Why Successful CEOs Must Think Like The Janitor

While this advice may sound far-fetched, emulating the most approachable and considerate member of your team can make you a better leader.<p>What does it take to be a successful CEO? I’ve been asked this question a lot throughout my career, mostly by up-and-coming executives. The answer I most often …

Three Things Entrepreneurs Should Do Right Now To Score Capital In 2015

Follow these informed suggestions and you’ll set yourself up for the best chance of scoring funding for your company.<p>Did you come up with a winning business idea in 2014? Are you excited about trying to launch a startup this upcoming year? If so, you’re probably beginning to think about where you …

What Your Employees Really Want For The Holidays

Skip the gift cards. What your employees really want from you is to stress less.<p>Your employees don’t work just for the money.<p>Kenneth Kovach’s classic paper “What Motivates Employees” examined 40 years’ worth of surveys and concluded that workers rank being fully appreciated for their hard work …