COO to Start-Ups, Small, and Mid-Market High Performance Operations™

Browsing: business

Old Dogs, Not-so-new Tricks: A Catch-22 for Private Equity Portfolio Companies

The conversation started pleasantly enough with discussion about stable, risk-managed growth, careful operational controls, market analysis, future targets, engaging customers, and so on. And then things got ugly. (Not really, but they may as well have.) The discussion shifted to “operationalizing” these predictable ideas when the assembled executives began describing investments in personnel, infrastructure systems, [...]

Continue Reading »

Start-Ups Fail. But Not Why You Think.

The second in a 2-part post. In the first post I opened with a published list distilled from 101 start-up postmortems of start-up failures that identified the most common “causes”. The gist of that post was my own list of five common mistakes many start-ups make. Mistakes readers can avoid once being aware of them. For [...]

Continue Reading »

Don’t Do This! 5 Mistakes Your Start-Up is Probably Making

First in a 2-part series. A few months ago much ado was made about the “top 20″ reasons start-ups fail. That list was distilled from a collection of 101 post-failure analyses. I have no argument with the list or with the smart people who performed the analysis. I do have a few nits to pick [...]

Continue Reading »

Does your culture support telling the truth?

Another fantastic post from guest blogger, Bill Fox. (Originally appearing on Dr. Liz Alexander’s Leading Thought blog.) What I learned about thought leadership and culture from a volcano. Days before I left for the island of Maui this past summer, Dr. Liz Alexander asked if I would consider writing a guest post about thought leadership [...]

Continue Reading »

SPaMCast Featuring *ME* :-)

The Software Process & Measurement podcast #170 by Thomas Cagley Jr features an interview with *ME*! The web page for it is: http://goo.gl/lUWxc. To get the podcast directly, get it here: http://goo.gl/m8K0G

Continue Reading »

1 2
  • Entinex
    A management consulting firm focused on business' performance. The recognized world expert in bringing lean principles into harmony with heavy regulations and governance. Learn More
  • Agile CMMI® Blog
    The blog that started a revolution. Directly from the world's recognized authority on Agile & CMMI. Learn More
Copyright © 2011 - 2018 by Hillel Glazer
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer
Site Design by Wood Street, Inc.

Contact Hillel Phone | 443.256.3789
Fax | 410.387.7579