Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Early promotion into adulthood is often painful and equally often a sign of an early promotion into leadership. Jerry Colonna ‘s book, Reboot , came out this week. He had given me the manuscript to read so many months ago that I had to go back and read it again before I could write about it. So I bought the book yesterday and read it again over the last twenty four hours. AVC regulars don’t need any introduction to Jerry.

Social Media and Thought Leadership for Founders

This is going to be BIG.

Similar to the longer form posts, try to think of sharing something meaningful that you want people seeing when they search for you—like why you started your company, what’s important to you about this business, or something specific about your leadership style. Running a startup consumes a ton of time.

On Leadership. And Diversity of Character.

Both Sides of the Table

I learned about leadership again in my first job out of school. But it was different and required different leadership styles. The hardest leadership challenge is in the home. The post On Leadership. *. What does it mean to be a leader?

How to Bring Up Issues With Your Business Partner or Leadership Team


With that in mind, I wanted to share how my closest business partners, leadership team members, and I tend to work through conflict when it arises. Because I know this is our human tendency—for our brains to assume the worst-case scenario—I’m working hard to enter conflict with my partners and leadership team with the assumption that something has come up because of a misunderstanding, likely based on miscommunication. I help run two different businesses: GAN and GAN Ventures.

On Leadership, Teams, Success & Happiness

Both Sides of the Table

Lately the topic of leadership & teams has been coming up a lot in my daily life. It’s my belief that through exceptional leadership you attract great teams that do more than the sum of the parts. ON LEADERSHIP.

Some Thoughts on Leadership Going into 2016

Both Sides of the Table

Having time to think about “leadership” at most startups feels like a luxury. So spending time thinking about what your leadership style is, whether it’s effective and what you could do to improve it can yield dividends. Here are some quick guidelines on what I think it takes to build a sense of leadership: 1. Of course attending some leadership events is good for executives because that’s how you build relationships with the industry.

Fred Wilson and Andy Weissman Talk with Lindel Eakman about Transitioning Leadership at a VC Fund

Both Sides of the Table

So it was a timely conversation at this year’s Upfront Summit because the week of the Summit, Sequoia had announced that it was transitioning leadership from Jim Goetz to Roelof Botha (and US operations to Alfred Lin).

The Leadership Opportunity in the NYC Innovation Community: Quantitatively Proven

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It also means that, given the odds of most companies succeeding, you've got to maintain your leadership presence no matter what the ground is doing beneath you When I was in high school, I got pretty intimidated right off the bat. I went to a scholarship school and I felt like I was the last guy they let in. As early as freshman year, everyone seemed to know what they were good at and had already found lots of interests.

Announcing nextNY Fellows: An Innovation Community Leadership Initiative

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I think that we've done a decent job with that, and we have a number of examples of individuals who have used it as a leadership platform, but it isn't as much of a leader factory as I had hoped. Here's what they will get: - A $500 stipend for 2011 to be used on leadership development. fix our blog, improve leadership/job opportunity listings, launch calendar, etc) - Encourage active participation on our listserv.

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Entrepreneurs' Organization

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Should Entpreneurs Trust Their Gut?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

INNOVATION LEADERSHIP PEOPLE/STAFF decision making Disaster Avoidance Experts Dr. Gleb Tsipursky gut instinct Never Go With Your GutWritten for EO by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert, speaker and author. .

Ashna Mahepal to Young Entrepreneurs: Identify Your Source of Empowerment

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Before launching YHS, Ashna participated in a number of student leadership activities and was already an active member of her community. Leadership Skills & Development Maximizing Human Capital YLAI Fellows Guest Author / Contributor Suriname YLAI Fellows 2016

What I’ve Learned From 20 Years as an EO Member

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Personality and leadership assessments are a great tool for this. Your family and friends, and your leadership team (and employees) will also be glad to provide their input! In 1988, Randy Nelson was one of the founding members of the Raleigh-Durham chapter of EO.

Here’s What President of textPlus @Nanea Reeves Has to Say on Leadership, Mgmt, Women in Tech

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Nanea Reeves has a storied career in senior leadership roles at technology companies. In our video we discussed leadership topics such as managing product and engineering teams, communication and company organization. Leadership Startup Lessons

How a Fashion Brand in Honduras Is Preserving the Country’s Traditional Culture

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Leadership Skills & Development Maximizing Human Capital Personal Branding & Professional Development YLAI Fellows Honduras YLAI Fellows 2018Growing up in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Rafael López enjoyed, among other pastimes, hiding his money in his grandmother’s closet.

The Future of Professional Development

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Leadership Management employee development learning LMS software professional developmentWritten for EO by Kamy Anderson, an ed-tech enthusiast who writes on emerging technologies in the areas of corporate training and education. .

Design Thinking: Refresh Your Business Model and Insert Creativity into Your Routine

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

For example, YLAI was established to serve the many young leaders and entrepreneurs like you who are looking for additional resources to help create change in your lives and the lives of people in your communities through entrepreneurship and responsible leadership.

What We Wish We Knew Then: 7 EO Members Share Advice for Graduates

Entrepreneurs' Organization

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3 Ways to Turn a Profit While Doing Good

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Check out the YLAI Network’s online courses on Servant Leadership and Design Driven Entrepreneurship (también en español ), which provide entrepreneurs with educational and motivational tools and advice. . Looking to make a positive impact along with a profit?

4 Essential Insights for the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

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[MeMed in Markets Insider] Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MeMed with 2019 European Technology Leadership Award


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Work on your three levels of leadership


Another leadership development bit? Skip or stay, but think about your balance in leadership either way. Visionary leadership… noisiest or most recent issue takes center stage – just because it is easiest to respond to at the moment.

Authenticity in Leadership

Tomasz Tunguz

We all recognize great leadership when we see it. But what characterizes great leadership? Or perhaps leadership means having the courage to make the hard, but right decision? Then people will appreciate your leadership.” Joshua Rothman asks What is leadership? in Shut Up and Sit Down , a New Yorker primer on leadership books, advice and research. Each leader has a different leadership style.

7 Traits of a Great Leader - Insights from AT&T's Head of Small Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

Let’s Talk About Leadership. Ann manages a large team of employees, and it takes real leadership skills to be able to connect and motivate so many people each day who are in all different locations. Luckily for her team, Ann feels deeply passionate about leadership roles and says . “.leadership leadership is not just in somebody’s title, or has anything to do with someone’s experience or age, [.] Ann shared her secret sauce of leadership.

25 education trends for 2018

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Featured on eSchool News IT Newsletter Opinion Thought LeadershipYear after year, educators and those invested in education love to speculate about what will take off in the near future.

Sparking a Change: Insights from LinkedIn’s Speaker Series discussion with Jennifer Dulski

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Business Resources Leadership Skills & Development Maximizing Human Capital recap video web chatLinkedIn’s Speaker Series promotes innovative thinking about productivity and success.

Is ‘servant leadership’ too soft for today’s workforce?


Not quite as bold as inverting the management triangle, the concept of servant leadership requires that a business manager focus upon his or her people’s highest priority needs first. It is a very thin line between abdication of responsibility and participative leadership.

How to Be a Good Board Member

Both Sides of the Table

technology startup leadership board-of-directors managementI have been writing a series on how startup boards get selected, who sits on them and what to avoid.

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Making Steps Toward Better Mental Health in Your Workplace

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Work with your leadership team to organize out-of-office bonding opportunities. To ensure that mental health remains a priority, start an ongoing conversation with your leadership and staff, as you continue tracking employee happiness using survey software.

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Risk Tolerance

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

And along this journey, the leadership team you need changes. You need little to no leadership structure when you have a small team, you need some sort of leadership structure when your team is growing, you absolutely need a leadership team when you become a “company”, and the leadership team becomes incredibly important when you become a big company.

TEL 249: Strategic Business Leadership with Allen E. Fishman

The Entrepreneurs Library

A summary of things you should know about Strategic Business Leadership according to Allen E. With Strategic Business Leadership we first focus on the vision, the long term dreams of the entrepreneur. What do you think about Allen’s book, Strategic Business Leadership ?

What Makes a Great Independent Board Member?

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management board-of-directors leadership startup technologyWhen you set up a board it is often initially a combination of the founders and the early investors.

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Who Are Your Entrepreneurs?

Source Link

Thought Leadership Best PracticesWe know that entrepreneurs create all net new jobs—but what’s their impact in your community? Do you know who your entrepreneurs are and how many jobs they create?

Taller con Miguel Solórzano: Calidad y proceso de manufactura de alimentos

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Business Resources Español Leadership Skills & Development Maximizing Human Capital YLAI Fellows El Salvador Guest Author / Contributor video web chat YLAI Fellows 2017

Why I Look for Obsessive and Competitive Founders

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Leadership Tech Market Analysis Obsession. The drive to succeed at all costs. When second place isn’t good enough because we live in winner-take-most markets. The desire to be better than anybody else in one’s field.

How to Deliver More Software Projects On Time

Both Sides of the Table

This is exactly where leadership comes in. And have the trust in your engineering leadership when they tell you that the date is unrealistic and must be changed. Leadership Startup Lessons

From Rookie to Rainmaker and Over the Rainbow

Entrepreneurs' Organization

From finding your passion and tackling marketing , to best practices in sales, leadership and finance—there is something for everyone, no matter what country your business is in or what stage you’re in. Blue: Leadership —think forward, create value and thrive.

Taller con María Ximena Cediel: Empoderamiento juvenil para el desarrollo comunitario

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Business Resources Español Leadership Skills & Development Maximizing Human Capital YLAI Fellows Colombia Guest Author / Contributor video web chat YLAI Fellows 2017Título: Empoderamiento juvenil para la construcción de una sociedad equitativa.

How Do You Know if You Have the Right CEO to Run Your Business Until the End?

Both Sides of the Table

But he went on run North American sales for Legent where they grew from $28 million to $700 million under his leadership and helped sell the company to CA for nearly $2 billion. As we plan for what we hope and expect will be the eventual IPO of Invoca, I’m proud of Jason for the company he is built and for the leadership he’s shown in rounding out his executive team to tackle the task ahead. HR Leadership Startup Lessons

TEL 250: Leadership Lessons from the Race to The South Pole with Fergus O’Connell

The Entrepreneurs Library

A summary of things you should know about Leadership Lessons from the Race to The South Pole according to Fergus O’Connell. In parallel with that I’ve written many books on project management and related subjects like time management and leadership.

“Eso suena bastante bien”: Sesgos personales y las noticias

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Español Leadership Skills & Development YLAI Verifies (Media Literacy) Guest Author / Contributor¿Qué es un sesgo? Según el Diccionario Cambridge, un sesgo es una opinión personal no objetiva que influye en la capacidad de formar juicio.

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The One Thing That Great Leaders Understand

Both Sides of the Table

In our daily jobs we spend a lot of time thinking about “management” and not enough time thinking about “leadership.” But leadership is something entirely different and recognizing this is the key to a great team’s success. leadership

Staying Ethical in a Digital Age

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Leadership Skills & Development Personal Branding & Professional Development YLAI Verifies (Media Literacy) Guest Author / ContributorThe advent of the digital age has brought new challenges in the realm of personal and professional ethics.