There is a widely held notion in the startup world that during the process of launching a business, at some point you’ll bottom out in a period called the “trough of sorrow.” One Nashville entrepreneur recently described the experience as the period “right after you launch a product” where “you kind of recognize that nobody Read More
Here’s a rorschach test for you. Your employee fails to meet expectations and needs to be let go. Is it the person’s fault for falling short in the role, or is it yours for failing to screen and train the individual properly?
Fred Wilson recently posted about his observation that organizations who experience explosive growth and reach a valuation north of $1B often replace their leadership teams an average of three times between launch and exit. His experience says that it is a rare person, let alone group of people, who can adapt to each new challenge Read More