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Tech Startup CEOs Can Take Companies To Next Levels

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / March 14, 2022
To manage a successful startup company, you must be self-critical, if not cynical. You must be willing to question yourself and your ideas.

To manage a successful startup company, you must be self-critical, if not cynical. You must be willing to question yourself and your ideas. It’s a little like playing startup Super Mario when you’re a tech startup CEO scaling a digital firm. There are several stages to the game, and your goal is to gain as many points as possible before moving on to the next one. You’ll make…

Peloton Layoffs. CEO Gets the Boot. Employees Choose?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Investment / March 10, 2022
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Peloton Layoffs have Begun Peloton, made mighty by the pandemic, has fallen on hard times. Employees are decimated. Their CEO gets the gate. What happened to cause the layoffs at Peloton? Peloton benefited greatly from the Covid-19 outbreak-induced work-from-home trend. Gyms were shuttered at the start of the viral epidemic, leaving those who valued a decent exercise without a place to go. So why all the layoffs then?…

A CEO’s Technique for Honest and Transparent Culture

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / March 2, 2022
It's difficult to call a work culture honest if organizations and leaders are afraid to openly acknowledge imminent dangers and obstacles.

It’s difficult to call a work culture honest if organizations and leaders are afraid to openly acknowledge imminent dangers and obstacles. Most CEOs say they desire a transparent and open atmosphere. Despite the widespread feeling, finding entirely frank and open societies in the actual world is complex. What are the boundaries? According to the Leadership IQ research, Resistance to Change, just 15% of workers feel their company always…

9 Proven Methods for Entrepreneurs to Better Handle Personal Finances

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / February 2, 2022
If you are a high-energy entrepreneur intent on the success of your startup, you might need help with the way you handle personal finances.

If you are a high-energy, laser-focused entrepreneur who is intent on your startup achieving jaw-dropping success, you might actually not be an expert when it comes to the way you handle personal finances. This apparent contradiction may seem strange to some. After all, isn’t securing funding a huge part of any startup? Well, yes, most of the time. However, the amusing stories of brilliant, serial inventors and innovators…

15 Ways a CEO Can Support a Marketing Team

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / January 4, 2022
A CEO can't possibly be aware of every project and effort performed by every team inside a business...but those teams still need CEO support.

A CEO can’t possibly be aware of every project and effort performed by every team inside a business…but those teams still need CEO support. In many cases, the CEO’s engagement with a team may have a significant influence and speed up outcomes. One of these is marketing. When building a good marketing plan, a CEO’s awareness, input, and involvement are vital factors. Involve the team in all major…

Post-Pandemic CEO Leadership Paradoxes

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / December 20, 2021
Age doesn't matter as you pursue CEO leadership...only your work and your results. Alexander the Great conquered half the world by age 33!

Age doesn’t matter as you pursue CEO leadership…only your work and your results. Alexander the Great conquered half the world by age 33! Leaders must be adept in a wide range of paradoxical management attributes to flourish in the post-pandemic world. Leaders must balance vision with execution. They must be brave decision-makers, terrific listeners, and advocates of diversity. Third, they must be tech-savvy humanists who understand and care…

CEOs Are Rethinking Their Benefits Strategies

by / ⠀Career Advice / November 19, 2021
CEOs, despite honest efforts to balance gender roles, find a majority of good people exiting their careers...especially women and minorities.

CEOs, despite honest efforts to balance gender roles, find a majority of good people exiting their careers…especially women and minorities. In April of this year, it was announced that 4 million Americans, or 2.7 percent of the total, had left their jobs. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.9 percent of workers left their jobs in August 2021. Workers, like their CEOs, are no…

The Surprising Virtues of a Narcissistic CEO

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 13, 2021
Big egos can mean big profits, with the right CEO in place and harnessed lightly. Big money often has very little to do with humility.

Big egos can mean big profits, with the right CEO in place and harnessed lightly. Big money often has very little to do with humility. This is a difficult time for board succession and CEO search committees. Amid increased cultural sensitivity, unflattering personality characteristics are being highlighted, both fairly and unfairly. This can limit the number of candidates accepted during a job search. The “Unethical CEO Candidate” doesn’t…

Don't Derail Yourself Right at the Get-Go

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 28, 2010

There have been so many articles and books written about young entrepreneurs and what they should be doing or not doing when they start thinking seriously about launching their own company.  A number of these articles talk about the need for a uniqueness of the idea and cite the unique skills of the individual involved in the start-up.  And emphasize the creativity needed to write a proposal and…

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