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July 11, 2016

The Biggest Opportunity Most Startups Miss

The tide is turning for some startups. I have seen the worried faces in Silicon Valley — and they are not without reason. Funds that were easy to snag in the past are now…

July 7, 2016

The Wrong Way to Make Your Resume Stand Out

It is still a tough job market out there. And some folks will go to great lengths to get noticed by employers and recruiters. Jobseekers even grab headlines for the…

June 30, 2016

Ask This Question to Find Your Dream Job

About 10 years ago I made an important career decision. I decided that I only wanted to work on cloud-based software. I recognized this fact after many job interviews…

June 27, 2016

How Competition Can Spark Your Creativity

Children never worry that their latest creation is not creative enough. A child building a sandcastle does not second-guess their work — their main concern is the rising…

June 23, 2016

The Day I Became a Happy Product Manager

It was a big month. I was leading product for a Los Angeles-based SaaS company in the HR space. Our team had released five big new features and was starting to see…

June 20, 2016

Your Work Buddy Is Not Your Friend

Kids make friends so easily. They simply spot another child and ask “Will you be my friend?” If the answer is yes, within minutes they have instant harmony.

June 16, 2016

Your Resume: What Story Does It Tell?

You may not think of yourself as a storyteller. And you may not think of yourself as an author with an audience to consider. But if you are searching for a job perhaps…