When It Comes To Entrepreneurship, We Need Fewer Kirks And More Picards

in Leadership Essentials Mar 28, 2018

Every entrepreneur wants to be successful, but few of us are honest about what that really means. The truth is that most entrepreneurs want to “make it big,” which is a very different kind of success.

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The Simple Nightly Routine That Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

in Entrepreneurial Mindset, Helpful Insights Mar 26, 2018

It was Aristotle who once remarked that “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." As humans, it’s true that we’re creatures of habit. Our faults and virtues are simply reflections of the actions we take over and over again.

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How To Make Difficult Decisions (And Live With The Consequences)

in Mar 17, 2018

Whether it’s in the context of business, or life in general, we are all faced with having to make difficult decisions from time to time.

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How One Struggling Entrepreneur Found Solace In The Ancient Philosophy Of Stoicism

in Entrepreneurial Mindset, Helpful Insights Mar 8, 2018

I tend to write often about the stress of entrepreneurship and the toll it often takes on a founder's overall health and mental well-being. It isn’t a particularly fun subject, but it is an important one.

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Why We Shouldn't Be Afraid To Embrace The Spiritual Side Of Leadership

in Entrepreneurial Mindset Mar 8, 2018

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a leader. No matter where you look today, authentic leadership seems to be in short supply.

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Why We Chose To Disaggregate Our Product, And How It Revolutionized Our Business

in Decision Making Mar 2, 2018

When you’re building a product, there’s a strong temptation to believe that “more is more.”

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Quantum Entrepreneurship: How Understanding Quantum Mechanics Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

in Entrepreneurial Mindset, Leadership Essentials Feb 27, 2018

One of the most challenging aspects of growing up is realizing that the world is not as simple or predictable as we would like to think. Complexity and uncertainty rule the day, and this inevitably clashes with our innate human desire to live in a world that is simple, predictable, and understandable.

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Three Valuable Lessons I Learned From My Top-Performing Millennial Employees

in Helpful Insights, Leadership Essentials Feb 24, 2018

I’ve written extensively about the role of Millennials in the workplace, and how I believe they’re flattening the traditional performance curve.

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How To Handle Your Company's Messiest Situations Without Losing Your Sanity

in Leadership Essentials Feb 15, 2018

As humans, it seems as though we’re hard-wired to think of things in binary terms; up or down, good or bad, right or wrong. Our experience, however, informs us that life is rarely so simple.

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How Entrepreneurs Can Learn To Stay Positive, No Matter What

in Entrepreneurial Mindset Feb 7, 2018

Entrepreneurship can be challenging, for founders as well as their team members. Clients, employees, investors and everything in between can, and often do cause terrible stress and anxiety.

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