Aha! Blog

March 23, 2017

I Am Not a Guru (Neither Are You)

Do you claim to be a guru on your resume? Find out how this makes hiring managers perceive you and why you should always be truthful.

March 20, 2017

The One Metric Silicon Valley Is Missing

A friend just recently helped raise money for a fin-tech startup. Exciting times with lots of numbers to watch. Especially when it relates to having money in the bank to…

March 16, 2017

Why I Only Hire Product Managers

Is product management the new “it” job? It’s starting to look that way. More and more business students are considering it as a dream job. And I can understand why.…

March 14, 2017

Your Success — Think Like a Grandpa

“Think like grandpa?” That may sound like backward advice. Times have changed. What could our grandparents possibly have to say about running a business today? Well, I…

March 13, 2017

Does Your CEO Love You?

So you are putting in another late night at the office. Tied up in meetings all day with no time to get to your real work. And just now catching up on 15 “urgent” emails…

March 9, 2017

The Un-Buzzed Way to Build a Great Company

People are unhappy at work. That is obvious. In a recent post I strongly suggested that leaders have a responsibility — to treat everyone with respect, set a positive…

March 7, 2017

It Is Not Your Fault You Are Miserable at Work

You can probably spot the signs. Sunday night blues. Feelings of “am I really making a difference.” I am not talking about the occasional bad day. No, this is an everyday…