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The Winning Startups: Who Are They?

I am honored to serve as a coach and trainer for some of San Francisco’s most successful startup companies through coaching company Better Manager. Here is a list of the most exciting and successful startups in several US and international cities as compiled by Harvard Business School Professor Jeffrey Bussgang on his blog Seeing Both […]

The Ten Habits of a Successful Freelance Business Owner

For the past 7 years, I have owned my own business and worked as a full-time freelance consultant for Fortune 500 companies. As part of that experience, I have worked with many other freelance consultants as well. I have seen some be very successful. I am not perfect, and I have had a few slow […]

So You Want To Be a Freelance Entrepreneur? Five Myths to Consider

When I was stuck in a job that I was emotionally over, and I read the book 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris. The book details his decision to give up the confines of full-time employment to discover the adventurous life of a self-created freelance career and in exotic locations all over the world. To determine […]

The Millennial Generation: Workplace 2.0

In my previous entry, I continued a series on the Millennial Generation and their view of business, work and career.  I reflected on the desire of Millennials to be entrepreneurial, to experience flexibility in their work arrangements, and to perform meaningful work. Here, I make a few observations based on that data and some recommendations […]

The Millennial Generation: Business and Entrepreneurship

This article is the first in a series on the Millennial Generation based on data from recent studies that I have reviewed. Previously, I wrote three well-read entries on who Millennials are, what disengages them at work, and how to engage them as a customer. In this series, I will reflect first on the Millennial […]