Biz Rules #5 – Why Don’t the Monkeys Eat the Bananas?

Scientists placed 5 monkeys in a cage and hung a bunch of bananas from the ceiling. Positioned underneath the bananas was a ladder. The alpha monkey, seeing the bananas, immediately climbed the ladder to fetch the bananas which triggered the Scientists to soak the...
Building Your Company – Challenging the Status Quo

Building Your Company – Challenging the Status Quo

One of the key reasons founders start a new company comes from their desire to change the way things are being done. These innovators have identified new ways to disrupt the status quo of a current process/product. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines “status” quo...

Biz Rules #4 – Are you with us?

Truly successful companies have the ability, as a team, to handle disagreements during a debate and then reach a consensus at the conclusion of the discussion. Scott McNealy, the visionary CEO and cofounder of the computer technology company Sun Microsystems said it...
Company Success Factors

Company Success Factors

This third blog completes “The Success Factors Blog Trilogy” series. A technology company consists of a number of functional groups which, in turn, are made up of individual contributors. The trilogy defines the main success factors associated with these 3...