Your growth measurement stick is broken

In the mid 1950s, a young unmarried housemaid gave birth to a girl in rural Mississippi. It wasn’t long until the baby’s father abandoned the household. The teenager, now a single mother, left her daughter…

Your closest partners

Founding a company with someone is a little like getting married. Jealousy, alone time, hardship, helping each other be better individuals; a lot of issues founders have are the same issues couples have. In fact,…

Value of Peers

Fundraising, hiring, and marketing are all challenges, especially to first time entrepreneurs. However, many others have gone through what you’re going through. Entrepreneurs are told to avoid making the same mistake. However, the reality is…

Why do companies slow down as they grow?

Startups are defined by their speed. Get together with a friend or two, build something, launch it. It’s amazing how fast you can get something out when you’re just starting. But as the company grows—and…

A Simple Measure to Increase Transparency

Course corrections are necessary in any startup, especially younger ones. I’m not talking about pivoting from one industry to another. I’m talking about the daily adjustments that add up to something meaningful in the long…