Human Resources

Empty Suits (Part One)

It’s like men in black meet the walking dead. The basic scenario is this: the startup company needs help. Investors or board members are pushing for improvements – more marketing, more sales, faster product...

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The Start-Up Rapids Await, Tips and Tools for your Trip

Away we go winding down the adventurous paths and more choices to ponder. Having managed growing organizations and divisions for many years I am often asked what choices should we make when we hit the in-between stage...

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Part VII Bad Employees

Bad employees may be the wrong title for this chapter. After all, with rare exception, it’s not that the people are bad but just like you need to make sure you’ve got the product-market fit right, you need to make...

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Part III To Expand or Not to Expand

Your baby is growing up and you find yourself in a position at a market or regional expansion based on customer requests outside of your focused area. This is a great problem for most companies to have Right?    When...

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