We prepare to close the books on what has been a most bizarre year. For most of us, probably the most bizarre year of our lives! For me, this seems a good time to reflect on 2020, and think about how to get 2021 off to the best possible start. One of the best ways…

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2020 has been a challenging year. No disputing that! Likely, it’s been more challenging for many of your team members than for you personally. Or maybe you’ve had your own major challenges. In any case, what’s important is limiting the impact of those challenges on your company’s performance. Gary Vaynerchuk, Chairman of VaynerX, and CEO of VaynerMedia,…

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Several months ago, we heard (literally, if you listened to the interview) from Dr. Benjamin Hardy. Ben is a coach who has been a great help in my becoming a better version of myself. In this issue, I’ll focus on one particular idea he mentioned in that interview. I recently made this the topic of my…

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The business world, and its observers, have been awed by Elon Musk’s wild success in business. As you probably know, he recently rose to the rank of second wealthiest man in the world. This is largely due to the increase in market value of Tesla’s stock. Of course, the meteoric rise in Tesla’s stock price…

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24/7 high-level stress! Start-up founders are famous for thinking they can work this way indefinitely. Here’s the story of the co-founders of Front, who believed they could handle it, until… One developed cancer. The other had a breakdown that left her unable to function for months. When they were able to get their attention back on…

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