When you’re starting a new business with a friend, a former colleague, a classmate, or even an acquaintance, it’s easy to get lost in the excitement of starting that business and avoid the awkward but necessary conversation about how to split and structure equity among co-founders.
Monday, January 5, 2015Brad Terrell - Co-Founder and CEO, Zensight
Four of the companies I’ve worked for during my career have been acquired for over $1 billion dollars. Make no mistake, my contributions to these successes, particularly early in my career, were relatively minor, and I’ve had my share of failures, too.
Thursday, October 30, 2014Mike Coney - President and CEO, Unitrends
One of the first major decisions I had to make after becoming CEO of Unitrends in 2009 was: Where do we locate our sales and marketing offices? The two most obvious cities were Boston and San Francisco.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014Michelle A. Heath - Founder & CEO, Growth Street Marketing
I recently watched an episode of The Big Bang theory, one of my favorite shows, where Sheldon begins to modify Penny’s behavior by feeding her chocolate each time she does something he wants her to do.