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March 21, 2019

Ask five people what work-life balance means to them and you’re likely to get 5 different answers. Shoot….if you were to ask me what work-life balance means across five different stages in my life you would get 5 different answers.

Balance is hard. It means different th...

February 18, 2015

Managers don’t want to know about your personal life. It’s a best practice for managers to not learn much about their employee’s personal life so that it does not interfere with professional decisions.

What a load of shit.

When I was a young engineer, my manager shared t...

January 19, 2015

Without question, the worst part of my otherwise amazing business school experience was being immersed in the anxious negative energy created from being one of the five hundred Type A MBA students going through interview season together. I have vivid memories walking t...

January 6, 2015

 Leadership is communication and effective communication is always a challenge, even in the most ideal environments. So what does that mean for communication for the time-starved, high-stakes, high-failure world of startups? It means everything – especially for founder...

December 4, 2014

 As a leader, your first job is to create a profitable and sustainable business. Your second job is to develop talent and support your team.



If you’re not prioritizing your team, you’re failing your team, your business, and yourself. The success of your busi...

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