Pinpointing Problems Worth Solving (Part One of Three)

Finding a good problem to solve with a startup can be like finding a needle in a haystack. “Haystack. End of Summer” Claude Monet One of my favorite blog posts is Paul Graham’s How to get startup ideas. Paul is one of my top-five bloggers, along with Marc Suster, Ben Horowitz, Nir Eyal, and of course […]

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The Undervalued Witness to History

During my 20 years as an operating executive, when I would interview a job candidate I would often think: “Is he/she a ‘maker of history’ or a ‘witness to history?’” Candidates would tell great stories where they play the hero: “I created a cross-function marketing allocation process around quarterly initiatives, which included members of each […]

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