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Leadership

5 Pros and Cons of Being CEO of Your Company

Being in the role of CEO can be terrific. You’re it. You’ve gained the power to put your brilliant idea into practice. You’re synonymous with the company for your customers, your employees and your investors. Your family is proud of you. You feel…

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Venture Capital Is Not All Equal

My first bi-weekly column in Inc today! Like people, VCs come in all styles, so here are 5 characteristics to consider as you interview potential investors. If you want to raise venture capital to fund your new company and your…

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The Best Mistake I Ever Made

Asked by a journalist the other day “what is the best mistake you ever made” I had to think for a moment. There are so many – where to begin! But as I pondered the question, there is one decision…

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5 Keys to Authentic Leadership

From a talk I gave at VMware in Palo Alto earlier this month Leadership comes in many styles – charismatic, intellectual, bullying – but in all cases leadership is hard to sustain over time unless it is authentic. Real. Genuine….

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