Focus On What You Control

The lessons learned from participating in sports and being on a team have broad applications across our live and careers. This has been an interest of mine since I entered the workforce and over the next several weeks I’m going to put together a few articles about...

Ello Gets Funding and Swears Off Selling Ads

Ello announces funding, public benefit corporation conversion and promises to never sell ads or user data in a letter to users. The Foundry Group,  Bullet Time Ventures, and FreshTracks Capital provided the funding. Seth Levine from Foundry will be joining the board...

Rockefeller Habits – Quarterly Theme

This is the third part of a four part series on communications in a high growth company. “Part 1: Internal Meetings – Don’t hate them, hate the way they are practiced” covered meetings, why we hate ‘em but need ‘em and “Part 2: Rockefeller Habits...

The "In Your Face" of March Madness

March Madness is on us once again and as expected there are more ways than ever to participate in office, neighborhood, online, and even Warren Buffet’s backing of a $1 million, excuse me, $1 Billion bracket contest.  Before we highlight the where and what of...

Work Life Balance Takes the Team

Harvard Business School professor, Leslie Perlow, in this TED talk shares how project teams in high performing environments are able to work together to carve out personal time in ways that individuals attempting this alone almost always fail. Every team is different...