Archive for January, 2014

Testing, testing

January 18th, 2014 - Write a comment »

Launching a startup has become fairly easy, but what follows is back-breaking work. “WE EVEN HAD to host the servers in our own office.” Naval Ravikant laughs as he describes how in 1999 he and some friends founded his first …

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How We Fixed eBay: Lessons from the Crisis Management Trenches

January 13th, 2014 - Comments Off on How We Fixed eBay: Lessons from the Crisis Management Trenches

Crises happen every day—from BP’s oil spill along the Gulf Coast to recent issues with healthcare.gov and the ongoing backlash directed at the NSA. It’s easy to judge from the sidelines, but in the fray dealing with these problems is …

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Founders Need to Play Offense to Recruit the Rock Stars

January 9th, 2014 - Comments Off on Founders Need to Play Offense to Recruit the Rock Stars

Most founders starting a new company are only looking to hire a few people, not an army. The challenge in working with such a small team is that it’s critical to get only the very best players. Too many founders …

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