Manish Pratap

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How Your Leadership Has to Change as Your Startup Scales

laura schneider FOR HBR<p>When it comes to new tricks, sometimes new dogs are just as hard to teach as old ones. At least, that was what went through my mind as I sat in on a recent senior team meeting at a fast-growing, two-year-old e-commerce company. I winced when Daniel, the 32-year-old CEO, said, …

Employee Engagement

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

What Do You Do When Employees Start Using a Free Cloud Service?

What do you do as CIO when people in your company start using a free cloud service that’s better than the similar service you deployed for them at great expense? For example, what if your employees are spending time on a Jive social platform because it’s faster and easier to use than the solution …

Employment

Moore’s law gives way to Bezos’s law

Cloud providers Google(s GOOG), Amazon(s AMZN)Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft(s MSFT) are doing some spring-cleaning, and it’s out with the old, in …