When you’re founder, and have spent a ton of your time building your operations, it can be tempting to try to be the hero who does it all.
As you start to grow from a tiny startup into something that resembles a more mature company, your #1 priority becomes surrounding yourself with incredible leaders who can do their jobs better than you ever did.
The following sayings might not be as full of as much character compared to some of the more colorful southern expressions, but they are great lines to shape your business practices around.
When you lead a company, as opposed to just running it, one of your key responsibilities is managing the mindset of the organization.
There are certain central truths of leadership that remain timeless. Yet, conventional wisdom doesn’t always carry forward to modern times.
For any enterprise to be competitive, continuous learning and improvement are key—but not always easy to achieve.
Is Tony Hsieh out of touch with his employees? That’s one question you’ll find yourself asking after reading Roger Hodge’s update on Zappos’s organizational transition in The New Republic.
Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize [winner] in economics, once wrote: “Productivity is not everything, but in the long run, it is almost everything.”
Any successful person will tell you he or she did not get there without the advice and counsel of other wiser men and women. I’m constantly asked by younger people how to find mentors and what to do once you think you’ve encountered one.