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  • posted http://tryary.com/news/1370/what-i-learned-in-my-first-year
  • posted http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/04/14/learnings-from-ceo-bootcamp-dealing-with-fear-and-failure/
  • posted Micromanagement / Delegation https://medium.com/p/1fbd32df3d5
  • posted Two Waterloo Region startup entrepreneurs on pitching, failure and lessons learned.

  • posted "If you bring forth what is within you, what is within you will save you If you don't bring forth what is within you, what is within you will destroy you" - will be writing a series around the CEO Bootcamp that I attended last week, it was life changing for me personally and for all those who participated. http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/04/09/day-1-ceo-bootcamp/
  • posted "As founding CEO, I remember being excited to meet our financial backers and to talk about how we could partner to build a great company. The conversation took a sharp downhill turn when one of the senior partners, David Beirne, asked me, in front of my cofounders, When are you going to get a real CEO?" - Ben Horowitz, The Hard Things about Hard Things

    This is not uncommon for startup founders to struggle with the role of CEO. What successful venture firms do is identify the inflection points and founders weakness and try to supplement them with strengths. http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/03/24/two-key-deficits-of-the-founder-ceo/
  • posted Top 3 Financial Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make - AlleyWatch
  • posted Finishing my leadership series with the post about Servant Leader. I am a disciple of this philosophy and I urge everyone to try to understand and live by it. It will be the best thing you did.http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/02/19/servant-leader/
  • posted Do you know what it means to be a Level 5 leader? In his book Good to Great, author Jim Collins points to data to show that every company that transformed itself from a Good to a Great company always had a leader in its helm who was a level 5 leader. I believe a level 5 leader is probably the hardest thing to do at a personal level because you need to subordinate your personal gains for the gains of the team and the company. The leader who grow into Level 5 leaders are the people we admire today. http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/02/17/leadership-lesson-3-aspiring-to-be-a-level-5-leader/
  • posted Our CEO [1538,Bart Lorang] just spent a day working Support...and found himself with a lot of changed perspectives. Check out his write-up:
  • posted Really excited to be selected to participate in this year's Leadership Reboot event organized by Jerry Colona. I plan to blog about leadership and being CEO this week. What is your philosophy on Leadership? http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/02/12/leadership-reboot/
  • posted http://marcbarros.com/getting-back-up
  • posted Having a strategy is not just a nice to have but a must have while you are building your startup, however the Strategic priorities change as you morph from one stage of the company to another. The biggest challenge entrepreneurs, CEOs and startup founders have is not know when to make the switch. Do you know which stage your startup or company is? Knowing this and taking action to align your team towards that strategic priority is the most important thing you could do. http://blog.startupiceland.com/2014/01/20/strategy-is-always-about-action/
  • posted Good holiday reading list! http://differential.io/blog/best-books-for-startups
  • posted http://marcbarros.svbtle.com/why-people-buy-perception-and-not-reality
  • posted http://marcbarros.com/when-i-got-fired-from-my-own-company
  • posted Do you want to engage your team in a meaningful way? then I suggest you start using Tiny Pulse, it is a simple tool that allows for everyone in your team to give anonymous feedback on anything. I know one team that has instituted this and is seeing great results, it is buuteeq the company that my partners and I invested in 2011. Really impressed with the buuteeq's growth and their culture. http://blog.startupiceland.com/2013/11/11/team-engagement-and-leadership/
  • posted http://www.ideatoappster.com/behind-app-josh-presseisen-crescent-moon-founder/
  • posted http://www.huffingtonpost.com/keith-hanson/6-myths-about-lean-startu_b_4118057.html
  • posted The four commandments of starting a tech product company http://differential.io/blog/the-four-commandments-of-starting-a-tech-product-company