I came across this article today and find it to have one point that is worth noting. “success is about 30% skills and 70% personality. It doesn’t matter how accomplished you are if you don’t have the right attitude. So the most important thing I look for when building out a strong team is empathy. Empathy […]Read more "Article:The Best Way to Build a Successful Team"
“Growing Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People into Extraordinary Performers” by Erika Andersen. This book has some good tactical tips on how to lead a team of subordinates. Here are my notes: Listening “Listening to your employees first allows you to ‘dig it up and see what’s there.’ That is, it gives you a chance to find […]Read more "Book: Growing Great Employees"
I had an opportunity to attend Couchbase Day to learn about the product. I’ve included my notes below, link to the presentation slides and other resources. Fail Over If a machine was power off by mistake and bought backup and able to read, it will require lighter weight recovery. This feature is in 3.x Can configure […]Read more "Notes from Couchbase Day"
“The Dip: A little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)” By Seth Godin. This is a really short book with many worthy tips. Here are my notes: “But if you’re sold on being the best, but you’ve been frustrated in the route you’re taking to get there, then you need […]Read more "Book: The Dip"
“The Power of Starting Something Stupid” by Richie Norton. Below are my notes: “Here are some ways the New Smart shows up in our lives: • The New Smart is highly creative. • The New Smart is counterintuitive. • The New Smart is innovative. • The New Smart is beyond our comfort zone. • The […]Read more "Book: The Power of Starting Something Stupid"
In this podcast interview, Amy Wilkinson made the following comment. Hope this will inspire you to to start pursuing your dreams or doing well by doing good! 🙂 “There is no perfect timing. There is no perfect plan. It doesn’t take a million dollars. It doesn’t take a certain credentials or degree. That idea that […]Read more "PODCAST: Amy Wilkinson"
Ron Conway from SV Angel How do you tell you are driven enough? Are you willing to work 24/7. The company is the first in line. Once you are willing to make this commitment, then the work ethic will be a non-issue. Good qualities of an entrepreneur: Good communicator Have to be able to excite […]Read more "Startup School 2014"