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Throwing in the Towel

Have you ever felt like throwing in the towel?

I did.

While working on a prior project, I was part of large team of corporate trainers and instructional designers.   574 more words

Adult Learning

Talks for Entrepreneurs with Dana Stalder of Matrix Partners

Over the past few years I’ve been fortunate to get to know and incredible business leader and mentor in Dana Stalder @ Matrix Partners. He’s seen a lot in his years as a business leader and VC, including working with great companies like Netscape, Paypal, Zendesk, Hubspot as well as a crop of up and coming companies like Lever. 111 more words


How to Construct a SaaS Sales Machine

Every company needs to face this question multiple times in their life cycle: What is the best way to maximize our growth and how should we build a sales department to capitalize on our market potential? 1,476 more words


Breaking Down Silos - Team # 1

While still a consultant, for 15 years I was simultaneously part of a pastoral team at a New York City-based Church. In my capacity I managed a few ministry departments over the years. 820 more words


5 Ways to Fortify and Energize Teams

After one of my first posts an ex colleague of mine, Cam Hardaway, sent a thoughtful question in response. He asked: “In your experience as an IC and people manager, can you elaborate on what tends to energize and create happiness for the people around you? 879 more words


Hire Slow and Fire Slow! Diamonds in the Rough!

A few weeks back I wrote a post about hiring and what I look for in candidates in order to build a world class sales team. 1,186 more words


Are You Creating Boundaries or Constraints?

As a leader you need to set boundaries of acceptable performance. This means defining what people’s roles and responsibilities are so they know what to do each day. 517 more words