2 posts tagged with "passion"

the only five questions that matter in a new hire (Or evaluation for that matter...)

April 7, 2014

Otto von Bismarck is attributed with saying, “Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by others experience.”  Therefore, I hereby give you the opportunity to profit from my foolishness.

So, here are the criteria you ought to use when hiring... (do as I say, not as I do)

1. Are They Willing to Admit to Mistakes?  Nothing is more irritating and disruptive to an organization than people who cannot & will not admit to their own shortcomings. We all make them and if we...

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Advice for Launching Your Own Business

May 24, 2014

Its amazing how much free advice you get when you inform someone that you are starting your own business. Most of it is stupid. Here are favorites... 

1. Quit Your Day Job / Don’t Quit Your Day Job Deciding to dive headfirst into a new venture is a huge decision. Some people will encourage you to quit your day job right away, explaining that you won’t succeed unless you commit yourself fully. Others will caution you that 90 percent of startups fail, so you had better keep it a side project...

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