7 Warning Signs of Politics in A Startup

Jun. 17, 2014 by

NOTE:  an edited version of my post on politics in a startup originally appeared on the Harvard Business Review blog on June 9, 2014. Asking someone about whether they would prefer working for a

Startup Sales Compensation: When Commissions No Longer Make Sense

Nov. 25, 2013 by

Struggling with your startup sales compensation plan?  I read a very interesting NY Times article today: For Some, Paying Sales Commissions No Longer Makes Sense This is a great read

Innovation: The Wealthfront Employee Equity Plan

Nov. 20, 2013 by

If you don’t read fred-wilson‘s AVC blog regularly, you should. I try to read it every day — it’s well written, easily digestible, and there is always something interesting I

How Biz Stone’s Biggest Mistake Spawned Twitter | TechCrunch

Nov. 7, 2013 by

How Biz Stone’s Biggest Mistake Spawned Twitter | TechCrunch “The first, second, third company I went to work for, somehow I screwed them all up. Doing startups is all about