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The One Secret to Being a Great Marketer in 2015
October 20, 2014
The One Secret to Being a Great Marketer in 2015

If you don’t have a solid marketing plan going into next year, it will feel like flying blind. How can you stand out when there are more brands competing with larger…

Startups and Their 21 Sports Clichés
October 15, 2014
Startups and Their 21 Sports Clichés

Don’t get angry because I am calling out sports lovers, but the following seems to be true. Early stage companies attract those with an adventurous spirit. And those with…

10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Wednesday
October 8, 2014
10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Wednesday

Mondays are for renewal and Fridays are for closing strong. They are the most important two days of the work week. But here’s Wednesday and it’s no slouch sitting in…

How To Get Your Boss Off Your Back
October 7, 2014
How To Get Your Boss Off Your Back

Your inbox is full. Before you’re able to respond to the first request from your boss, you already have another four of them. By the time you get back to her on the first…

Selling to the Unpredictable Customer
October 6, 2014
Selling to the Unpredictable Customer

Customers are an oxymoron today. They are more knowable than ever before but harder to actually understand. Constantly on-the-go and hard to pin down, it’s more difficult…

10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Friday
October 3, 2014
10 Things to Do at a Startup Every Friday

I’m a closer. As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’m a “goals first” guy and I generate lists that help me do my best. But I am also a guy who will run through walls to…

3 Tips to Surviving a Toxic Startup Job
September 30, 2014
3 Tips to Surviving a Toxic Startup Job

I have worked in toxic environments and survived. It was not easy and I struggled to believe I could keep going in the face of hostility and a belligerent boss, but I…

10 Things To Do Every Monday
September 30, 2014
10 Things To Do Every Monday

I have always been focused on achievement. I’m a “goals first” guy and I generate lists that help me do my best. A to-do list gives me a sense of control and makes me…