Rebalancing power

David Marquet writes a lot about leadership. In one of his leadership nudges, he talks about why it’s important to flatten the power gradient. That is how people who have more status, power, and [...]

Closeness

A noticeable difference between enterprise organizations and startups is the distance between customers/users and ‘developers’. ‘Developers’, in this context, can be designers (customer or user [...]

Love comes first

Sam Altman is the President of Y Combinator. It’s one of the most prestigious start-up incubators in the world. It’s been churning out high growth tech companies for years. The advice Sam (and [...]

Closing the gap

What is feedback? It depends on what you’re looking for and why. Feedback is given in a number of situations. You might be a student looking for help. Or an employee wanting to grow. In these [...]

Pursue opportunity

There is a difference between a big opportunity and your particular idea, product, or solution. The opportunity space might be described as a market, a demographic, a defined problem, or a big [...]

Build your audience

One of the biggest differences between a start-up and an established enterprise is the audience they have. Enterprises have customers. Even when creating brand new products and services they are [...]