Founders

How To Fire Somebody Right

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Pulling the trigger is the hardest thing a founder has to do – or is it? Somebody in your organisation is not pulling their weight. They regularly turn up late for meetings, spend most of their time studying their Facebook feed, and when challenged, say they are doing some research…

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How NOT To Pick The Perfect Investor

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Is your startup business like your baby – a screaming, bawling bullet-headed bundle of unhappiness that keeps you lying awake at night wishing you had never conceived it? Does it require constant attention and nurturing? Does it cling to you and refuse to let go – whilst (metaphorically speaking) projectil-ing streaky, white,…

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How NOT To Handle Startup Fame!

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The fame game – blink and you’ll miss it, founders If you’ve spent the past 2 years writing Django code in your grandparents’ potting shed, with just a sack of compost and an old garden hose for company, stepping out from the gloom and into the bright lights of the…

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