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As a part of our Summer Fellowship Program, we bring in influential speakers from around the valley each week to share their insights, lessons learned and tips with our teams.  The program has now been in place for six …

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Just read an interesting article about some research coming out of the Stanford Business School that suggests that feelings of guilt may signal leadership potential. Some excerpts below, but I’d urge you to click through and read the whole …

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It’s never easy to do a layoff. If you have to do it, Professor Bob Sutton from Stanford business schools gives good advice via Wired (oddly not on their website, but in their print edition). I’ve repeated the advice below …

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Anand Rajaraman, co-founder of Lightspeed portfolio company Kosmix, posts about how to stop email overload and break silos using wikis, blogs, and IM.

We hit the email wall at my company Kosmix recently. When we were less than

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Monitor110 recently shut down after raising $20m over three rounds. One of the co-founders wrote a portmortem of Monitor110, highlighting 7 mistakes that the company made:

1. The lack of a single, “the buck stops here” leader until too

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Furqan Nazeeri recently pointed to an old Harvard Business Review article by John Hamm that claims to explain why entrepreneurs don’t scale. Furqan summarizes:

…the traits that help an entrepreneur succeed in the early days actually work against them as

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