Hours don’t equal value creation

“Work harder” is the mantra of both the growing and collapsing business. Work harder is the mantra of every entrepreneur, every business owner, every a-player employee, and every person just struggling to keep up our perverted ride about working longer, faster and harder than everyone else in our industry has take over.

Our business plan didn’t quite work

What has become of my dream? Does that question ring true for you? It did for me when I read the email. We work, and work, and work, and work, and before we know it, the business idea we once proudly shared with our friends, the plan we outlined on a whiteboard, the vision we […]

What will it take to fix work-life balance

I know there has been an arms race over parental leave in Silicon Valley, for example, such that companies are offering better and better parental leave policies. That’s commendable and important. On the other hand, it doesn’t take three or ten months to raise a child, it takes 20 years. I haven’t heard about Silicon […]