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Lean Startup Panel Discussion

Last night I had the privilege of moderating a panel discussion with four other lean startup practitioners at the Ballston BID Launchpad in Arlington, VA. The event was organized by Lean Startup Machine, and the five of us will all be mentoring at the upcoming Lean Startup Machine DC on September 20-22. Moderator Teague Hopkins […]

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Culture Camp DC Recap

Culture Camp DC was this weekend. We had an amazing group of attendees, fantastic sessions, brilliant ideas, and some great discussions. Photos Photos from the event are available on Google+. Blog Posts In keeping with the spirit of an unconference, we’ll leave it to the attendees to tell you what they thought of Culture Camp […]

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6 Smart Ways to Innovate Inside Your Corporate Culture (Guest Post at TLC Labs)

I’ve written a guest post for TLC Labs titled 6 Smart Ways to Innovate Inside Your Corporate Culture. I invite you to check it out, along with the rest of their fantastic blog about adopting lean startup methodologies and fostering a culture of innovation inside a 40-year old corporation. Did you find this useful? Subscribe […]

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Attracting and Hiring Talent

You’re trying to hire highly talented individuals to bring your dreams to reality. You’re trying to set up some kind of process so that you won’t spend a de-motivational amount of time sifting through resumes full of typos, doing preliminary technical interviews with folks who can’t FizzBuzz their way out of a paper bag, and […]

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Job Descriptions That Don’t Suck

Most job descriptions are terrible – so are most resumes – but they don’t have to be. Startups, or people hiring for a new job, often have to write job descriptions before they have complete clarity about the position, and perhaps even before they have a lot of experience hiring. If you’re writing your own […]

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