Turning Losses into Profits – An Operator’s View

Turning Losses into Profits – An Operator’s View

Last week Anaplan, a software business specializing in enterprise planning, with 600 employees and 70,000 users, announced that CEO Frederic Laluyaux had left the company. A board member was quoted as saying, “unbridled growth is no longer the most valued...
Why Did I Fail To Exit?

Why Did I Fail To Exit?

Warning, this is a big subject and this is a big post at 1587 words. There are approximately 596,000 companies in the US employing 20 people or more (28.1 million employ 19 or less or don’r run a payroll). A significant number of these companies will have tried...
Building Energy & Passion into Your Business

Building Energy & Passion into Your Business

It starts with people. It starts with recognizing the three big reasons why people come to work: Autonomy Mastery Purpose as outlined in Daniel Pink’s excellent book Drive. So what does autonomy mean and how do you achieve it? In my view autonomy is about...