When the work you're doing starts to get boring, really feels meaningless or just plain mundane, there is one thing you can do, and that's to reinvent yourself. In the course of my career the times I engaged in such reinvention were some of the most joyful ones I can remember, with each of my endeavors being fresh and new and something to look forward to.
[tweetthis]The ‘Rule of 40’ helps keep your business alive and vibrant in an era of radical change.[/tweetthis] If it’s been a while since you’ve heard from me (at least in the form of blog), that’s because in May of 2018 I left the Pegasus Capital private equity world and took on the CEO position at
What’s your business policy? I believe everyone has one. Mine is a No Jerky People Policy. Let me explain… Last week, I was at a wine dinner with George Daou, founder of Daou Vineyards in Paso Robles, California. He is everything you would expect–charming, interesting, captivating. During our dinner, he declared his business policy (and
“It’s ok to make mistakes” is a clichéd and mostly misunderstood concept. Merriam-Webster defines a mistake as an error in judgment, but it can also be an error in action, calculation, or opinion, caused by poor reasoning, carelessness, or insufficient knowledge. We tend to think of the acceptance or intolerance of making mistakes as a
Last week was a fantastic learning experience for me. I’ve been working with the CEO of a company who is working on technology that is incredibly exciting. In fact, he is doing really great things for the planet. Over dinner, when I gave him Kudos for the work and breakthroughs he has achieved, he didn’t look