Archive for February, 2013

How managers can keep their top talent

February 27th, 2013 - Comments Off on How managers can keep their top talent

Guest Blogger: Maynard Webb Some managers are perceived as micromanagers, while others are so far removed from the day to day that they just administrate. So what’s right? I don’t think the answer comes down to style, but to situation. …

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The benevolent dictator as CEO

February 19th, 2013 - Write a comment »

By Brad Garlinghouse, CEO at YouSendIt The renowned venture capitalist Bill Gurley has a simple but very effective investment strategy: “you can’t make money with a consensus accurate prediction”. The basic principle is that outsized investment returns only come when you put …

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Choose People Over Profits

February 19th, 2013 - Comments Off on Choose People Over Profits

GUEST MENTOR, Maynard Webb, founder of Webb Investment Network Setting valuation for a startup is kind of like trying to figure out the odds on the Super Bowl before the game is played. It’s challenging. But here, the winners and losers don’t …

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Rebooting Work in the Cloud

February 19th, 2013 - Comments Off on Rebooting Work in the Cloud

Guest Blogger: Maynard Webb I’m convinced this is one of the most exciting times in the history of work – and one of the best times for anyone to enter the workforce. The old ways of working, which may have …

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Top talent transforming world of work

February 18th, 2013 - Comments Off on Top talent transforming world of work

By Esha Chhabra Numbing commutes, rigid schedules, and a top-down chain of command in the work world alienates employees, says Maynard Webb, author of the new book “Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship.” The “age of paternalism,” as …

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10 Questions With Maynard Webb, Author of Rebooting Work.

February 15th, 2013 - Comments Off on 10 Questions With Maynard Webb, Author of Rebooting Work.

Elance Blog Elance was fortunate to catch-up with tech veteran Maynard Webb this week, author of Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship. His new book is the definitive guide to understanding how and why today’s workplace …

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