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Curate Your Company Culture – How to Build an Apolitical Company Environment

Politics and drama are often seen as unavoidable fixtures in business and corporate life. Is it possible to create a culture that spits out drama and minimizes the politics? I know a lot of accomplished business people who take a … Continue reading

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Answer these Four Questions to Raise Angel Investment

The other week, I received an email from a fellow entrepreneur asking that if I had just one piece of advice to offer someone who was looking raise angel investment for their business, what it would be. Here’s my response, … Continue reading

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Quote: Steve Jobs on Focus and Simplicity

“That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you … Continue reading

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Book Review: The power of little bets

As an entrepreneur, I’ve used ‘little bets’ throughout my career and would credit the strategy as one of the key factors driving the success of the Praetorian Group. Peter Sims, a longtime business contact and friend, recently published a book … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley and Failure

I forwarded the following article to one of my entrepreneur friends: http://www.siliconvalleywatcher.com/mt/archives/2009/06/vinod_khosla_to.php She asked: Does the Valley really have that much of a cushion for failing? It’s not apparent to me that it’s any different than the rest of the … Continue reading

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