Leadership teams in technology startups and emerging companies today know that angels, strategic and institutional investors, as well as PE firms and VCs are actively holding back on investments and tamping down valuations. Separately, the news of the day is filled with stories…
When startups fail, it’s usually due to decisions related to hiring and compensation. It starts with the first major decision: forming the founding team…
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First off, in this blog post I have a personal confession to make: I play the guitar and sing. In fact, in the distant past, I’ve performed publicly…
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All the people who work at your company are, of course, its most vital resource. As a resource, your employees contribute to and retain institutional…
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During the last two weeks – which have been particularly challenging for me from a business perspective – I have revisited the writings of Clayton…
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DougL’s Ruminations has published 34 blog posts since September 23, 2021. These posts have been read (from top to bottom or just skimmed – nobody truly…
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Commensurate means equal in measure or extent; proportional; balanced. For startup CEOs, CFOs and CROs / CSOs, cash management and your sales pipeline…
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Groups and teams at Adobe, Apple, META (Facebook), Google and many other “Big Tech” companies want their employees to come back to the office. This is…
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