Risk Management for Startups | Planning for Profit…and Loss

Risk Management for Startups | Planning for Profit…and Loss

Risk management, by its very nature, cannot be common sense. Most of us avoid risk. We run from it like the plague. We are taught to avoid it by seeking stability, structure and sustainability in all the things that we do. The few amongst us who do dive head first into risk, have the battle scars to show for it. So why do entrepreneurs do it? Continue reading Risk Management for Startups | Planning for Profit…and Loss

When Passion Becomes Profession | The Startup Leadership Team

When Passion Becomes Profession | The Startup Leadership Team

I’m thankful to have a team. They keep things in check. They see my blind spots. They nudge me gently when I am going off-course. Sometimes they even come down on me hard when I am unable to pinpoint my own personal weaknesses. One thing I will say is that a startup team must consist of leaders–no matter who the founder is. Continue reading When Passion Becomes Profession | The Startup Leadership Team

The Startup Team that Learns from Life

The Startup Team that Learns from Life

As startup founder, I believe the most important thing is having a team that loves to learn. Startups begin with a spark — an idea, a belief, a vision. They spring into existence to do something that not many other companies are doing. No matter how great your business idea may be, you won’t get very far if you don’t have the right people to turn your ideas into reality.  Continue reading The Startup Team that Learns from Life