Monthly Archives: June 2016

Changing the Negotiating Game- 6 Tips for Smart Success

In our increasingly interconnected world, the negotiating game is changing. Expert negotiators are no longer seeing negotiating as an opportunity to win, but as an agreement and relationship builder. Whether we are engaged in the ongoing French negotiations for the 35-hour work week, are involved in typical business salary negotiations, or just need to adjust…
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Surefire Ways to Stay Constantly Motivated

“How do you stay so motivated?” That is a question I’m asked on a constant basis -- by friends, business connections and readers of this column -- and it’s a question that all entrepreneurs should address on a regular basis. You see, we are often so consumed by motivating our teams, employees, business partners and…
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3 Principles for Building a Company That Lasts

Recently I went on a trip to Portland to meet with Ziba, a design firm that was founded over 30 years ago. I’ve been running my development studio JAKT for almost four years now, and I thought I’d been in business a decent amount of time. Visiting Ziba made me remember that I’m just at the…
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Recommended Read- The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company

More than 100,000 entrepreneurs rely on this book for detailed, step-by-step instructions on building successful, scalable, profitable startups.  The National Science Foundation pays hundreds of startup teams each year to follow the process outlined in the book, and it's taught at Stanford, Berkeley, Columbia and more than 100 other leading universities worldwide.  Why? The Startup…
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