Recently I’ve heard a lot of people in the startup community discussing “fake it until you make it” for CEOs. I certainly understand how the concept started.
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By now you have probably heard about Zirtual, the on-demand virtual assistant startup that closed up shop in the wee hours of August 10 and left 400 employees jobless overnight.
There is a constant theme in the business world: Some enterprising individual uncovers a new way to make money and makes a fortune.
If you’d like to watch my SXSW presentation on the CEO role, here are three of the videos edited into manageable chunks.
Some CEOs and leaders avoid bureaucracy as too stifling, but are flatter hierarchies necessarily better?
I firmly believe that a company founder can become a great CEO with the right knowledge and skills. This is the topic of my upcoming presentation at SXSW on Friday, March 13: http://schedule.sxsw.
When can a founder be a good CEO? It’s an important question and the subject of my submission for next year’s South by Southwest conference.
I have had some interesting conversations over the last few weeks that made me realize many people view the role of private company boards far differently than I do.
I found this article from Aileen Lee fascinating: Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups. She looks at the 39 U.S.