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Posts in Business

I believe the true purpose of a business is to express the values and intent of the owner to the world. It’s an opportunity to practice life. It is a vehicle for freedom, for creativity, for the pursuit of mastery, for artistic expression. It’s a chance to say “this is how I think a company should interact with employees, with customers, with the outside world. This is what matters to me.”

5 Product Lessons from Building a Startup Factory

Over the last three years we’ve helped one third of our clients go from zero to funding. Here’s what I’ve learned during that process.

How to Become a Mentor

You have something valuable to offer people. Here’s how to do it.

The Power of Framework Thinking

How to leverage the tools of million-dollar consultants to skyrocket your career (with 7 sample frameworks you can use today.)

The Career Ladder Isn’t In The Office

A dirty secret about getting ahead: half of it is about what you do when you’re not at the office.

How to be irreplaceable: replace yourself

Why you don’t want to be the only person in the company who does what you do.

Microvation and the radical transformation of your job

Why small innovations well executed can change your life

Don’t get an internship. Start a business.

The three essential skills you learn from entrepreneurship that you can’t learn from a traditional internship.

Why you should burn your resume

A resume should be the least important tool in your career arsenal. Here’s what you need instead.

The 100 Words That Will Get You Hired Anywhere

Why you should show, not tell

Why you can’t be anything you want to be

Why what you were told about work and life was probably a lie, and what you should do instead.