Blog | April 2011

Working from a nicer place

April 23, 2011

If you are looking for business content, Stop. You won't likely get any from this blog.

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Engaging Talent and Resources beyond your Company’s Four Walls

April 20, 2011

Last week, I met with a CEO who is looking to create an advisory board for his company. After the CEO had gotten comfortable with me and what I could offer, his questions switched to "selling me" on why I should want to join his board. As we were wrapping up our meeting, he asked how I choose my clients.

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830,000% ROI

April 17, 2011

We often think of Start-ups as "penny-pinching, cheap rent, used furniture" organizations that need to scrimp and save to meet their next payroll. This is often true, especially in their very early stage.  A few weeks ago, I heard a presentation by Brian NeSmith, the Chief Products Officer of Blue Coat Systems. He said that to a Start-up, "Revenue is like air. If you don't have it, you die". Start-ups begin with a full tank of air based on the cash they have available and their tolerance for sweat equity. Once this air tank is empty, unless they find new investment or product revenue to refill their tank, they are dead.

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What happens when “It Happened Again” happens to you

April 17, 2011

In my last blog, I talked about a Business Analyst who had accepted a job and then resigned before starting to accept another job.

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It happened again.

April 4, 2011

This morning a new Business Analyst should have arrived for his first day at work. Although he accepted the position two weeks ago, he chose this past weekend to accept another position. His email stated that he had long been coveting this other position and their offer came as a surprise.

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