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When Do You Pull The Plug?

Knowing when to say when takes a little preparation

Someone asked me an excellent question the other day, “When do you know to give up?” It was a superb question and she touched on a key dilemma. We’re always taught to do our best, she said, and work until we achieve our goals, but sometimes success isn’t [...]

If Your Startup Needs Money, Don’t Be Bashful About Asking for It

Focus matters. So does practice.

Startups are risky business. Most of them go bust, either with a bang or a whimper. They tend to require huge amounts of work, a skilled team – and money.

Finding the money is often the hardest part. Founders are usually excited about their idea, but finding the money necessary to fund the [...]

The Unbearable Clarity of Hindsight

We all make mistakes. How do you deal with them?

Hindsight is often unbearable because we see how obviously wrong a decision was when we made it. Our reactions vary from firing implicated managers, to cancelling expensive or delayed projects, to, perhaps the most common, shaking our heads and trying to forget, while moving on to the next [...]