Startups Are People

On April 26, 2011 By Kilton Hopkins

This article goes under the category of “investor mistakes”… as well as “my mistakes”. Startups are not just run by the people working in them. They are not just owned by people. They ARE people. The individuals behind the company mean everything. In larger, more established companies, there is a bit of wiggle room for [...]

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As a very smart young woman once told me, life is like a game of Super Mario. We have a set of restrictions (rules) under which we operate, a collection of goals, and a surprising array of challenges that changes beneath our feet. We advance levels as we go, sometimes opening a door to a [...]

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As the CEO of one of my companies recently said, it is better to passionately lead your team down the wrong path than to be wavering or hesitant.  It may seem like the worst thing would be to fail…but actually the worst thing is to be unable to incite a following. When the leader of [...]

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