Can Your Company Jump These Hurdles To Grow?
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Can Your Company Jump These Hurdles To Grow?

Professor Roure is an IESE Faculty, Stanford educated, and Founder of Angel Investor Network in Spain. His research and experience has focused on 7 Key Hurdles that growth companies must overcome to be successful and to grow.  You can use this list as the basis for a thought provoking exercise for your leadership team. Here…

Break Through 5 Roadblocks to Growing Your Business

Break Through 5 Roadblocks to Growing Your Business

What keeps many businesses from growing? In larger companies, it is often maturing markets and inflexible organizations that dampen growth. Closely held and entrepreneurial companies, on the other hand, are built for growth. They operate in a world of innovation, rapidly changing technology, and entrepreneurial passion. For these businesses the challenge is not how to…

Look Up: A Poem That Will Inspire You to Put Down Your Smartphone
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Look Up: A Poem That Will Inspire You to Put Down Your Smartphone

In private and in public, we’re glued to our smartphones — often at the expense of having a conversation with real human beings in front of us! In fact that was one of the motivations behind the development of Google Glass by Sergey Brin. Brin asked why should we be looking down all the time?…

Can a Company Have Co-CEOs?
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Can a Company Have Co-CEOs?

Co-founders, family-owned businesses, and professional service firms often have this arrangement. There can only be one real head of the company, no matter what title each person has. If employees aren’t clear about who’s going to make key final decisions, it creates indecision and anxiety. Verne Harnish (author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits) recently wrote…