"Culture eats strategy for breakfast." As much as we feel that company culture has been beaten to death, culture really does start at Day 1. Before building your product. Before scaling your team. Before any customers.
We often hear the business adage, "power is knowledge" but what if I told you this is wrong? Sometimes, collecting more info can work against you rather than with you. Especially when building a team or filling a role.
To measure success, Mark Zuckerberg has said to focus on one specific goal and forget everything else. Keep it simple and know what your "big win" would be at every step of your demand generation effort. So what's a "big win KPI" look like?
In 2016, there were an estimated 50 million new startups launched while some studies show that 75% of venture-backed companies fail. The hard truth: whether you're a startup or social influencer, learning to grow your user base is one of the most difficult challenges you'll ever face. The simple truth is that unless you're a … Continue reading Grow Like Wildfire: 6 Surefire Tactics To Build A Userbase (At No Cost)
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." -Abraham Lincoln In a day & age where we question male & female definitions, gender, and personal image, the podcast, On Being A Man, soaks up a new perspective on the seemingly simple subject. Episode 5 features … Continue reading OBAM #5-Mousa Hamad On Being A Man
What does it mean to be a man? What's media perception on being a man? On Being A Man is a podcast that probes, interprets, and unravels perspectives on these important questions in a day & age where more than ever we challenge male & female identity, gender, and personal image. CEO of 3C Communications and … Continue reading OBAM #3-Bryan Rutberg On Being A Man
The job market tells us to be a "master of one" but isn't this actually ill-chosen for the long run? Think about it; there are so many factors outside of your control: bull markets, increasing job market competition, advances in technology, automation, natural catastrophes, that it's safe to say it's too much of a wager … Continue reading A 4-Step Roadmap To Becoming A “Master of Many”
What does it mean to be a man? What is media perceptions on being a man? On Being A Man decodes, probes, and disentangles different impressions on what it really means to be a man. Episode 1 features Seattle-based serial entrepreneur, Nick Hughes, giving his 2 cents (with guest host, Jan Kubicka). Show Notes The Hero's … Continue reading OBAM #1: Nick Hughes On Being A Man
What if I told you it's easy to start a company? Would you believe me? And what if I took it a step further and said you could start a branded and incorporated tech company, for just $500? You'd probably call me bananas. But it's true. Before the Internet, starting a company was a $100,000 … Continue reading Are you bananas? Retire the 9-5 & Hustle
Sometimes, we only see the brilliance in innovations after the dust has settled. Airbnb gets other people to use their homes as rental spaces, Uber gets normal people to use their cars as taxis, Facebook gets other people to create content, and Duolingo teaches a new language by getting students to act as pro bono … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Digital Platforms Will Rule The Future