2 posts tagged with "challenge"

13 ways launching a start-up is like having a baby

May 2, 2014

I have given birth to one child and helped launch at least 6 start-ups. I might have a few illegitimate start-ups out there that I don’t know about but we’ll save that for another post. I had a blinding moment of delusion recently with my current start-up where I experienced the exact same feeling I did as the mother of a toddler. It was a day where one microscopic sign of progress overshadowed months of endless challenge, preparation, and self-sacrifice. How can that be?! How can the joy...

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“What’s the best thing that happened to you today?”

June 2, 2014

“What’s the best thing that happened to you today?”

I challenge you to greet everyone in this way – watch their faces light up!

Begin your staff meetings with asking everyone to answer the question “what’s the best thing that happened to you since we last met” – it will transform the group dynamics! You will be amazed at how much better the meetings flow and at the improvement in creativity and ideas.
Leave it as a message on your voice mail! “Hi – I can’t take your call right now but if...

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