Monthly Archives: May 2012

Enterprise Software CEOs Need a Dose of “Undercover Boss”

Connecting with the Disrupted Customer What if enterprise software company CEOs were asked to do what other CEOs are doing on the TV show “Undercover Boss”: to do the heavy lifting that their employees are doing every day? (It always … Continue reading

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Many Small Stock Grants Over Time Should Be the Rule in Start-Ups

An Alternate Approach In my last post, I wrote about how important it is for founders to take a proactive and decisive approach to crafting their ownership models – to the extent of being a control freak about it.  Getting the correct … Continue reading

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Beware the “Accidental” Ownership Model

As a Founder, You are the Master of Your Domain Over the past 20 years, I’ve participated in many start-ups, both bootstrapped and venture-backed.  During that time, I’ve seen many approaches to start-up employee ownership across a broad spectrum of … Continue reading

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