How project managers can master transformational change | CIO

How project managers can master transformational change | CIO. Breaking down the three levels of change management Individual change management is the most basic level where changes can have a detrimental impact on each individual within an organization first. When projects create change, some individuals adapt quickly and remain flexible while others may react with…

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Professionalize a Startup Without Stifling It

vía Professionalize a Startup Without Stifling It – Harvard NBusiness Review   Don’t They try to codify their genius. They start recruiting like incumbents. They want to harmonize everything.   Do Translate strategy into a professionalization agenda. Let heroes walk the halls again.  Put systems in place selectively and reaffirm coaching. Recruit the “black sheep.” 

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RECONSIDER — Signal v. Noise

RECONSIDER — Signal v. Noise.   … The distortion is exacerbated by the fact that people building profitable companies outside the sphere of the VC dominion have little systemic need to tell their story. VCs, on the other hand, need the continuous PR campaign to meet their recruiting goals. They can’t just bag a single…

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How to follow up with investors who have rejected… – Bringing transparency to seed investing…

 A “no” or non-response today isn’t forever. How to follow up with investors who have rejected… – Bringing transparency to seed investing…. When… 1) The investor doesn’t / no longer invests in your vertical / space.  2) The investor thinks you’re too early. 3) The investor doesn’t think you’re impressive. 4) The investor thinks your…

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How To Create A Career Plan For Your Employees

How To Create A Career Plan For Your Employees. A really interesting study by a company called EdAssist explored the perceptions of both employees and managers of whose responsibility it is to drive career development. The results were very interesting: 74% of employees say managers should provide professional-development training, 71% say managers should identify job…

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Beyond the Hype Cycle: Quantifying Media Attention to Predict Technology Trends

Beyond the Hype Cycle: Quantifying Media Attention to Predict Technology Trends – CB Insights CB Insights Trends provides an objective, real-time, and data-driven perspective on the technologies and trends that business strategists, chief innovation officers, R&D leaders, product marketers, emerging technology teams, investors, and governments should consider in developing their strategies and responses to emerging…

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