entrepreneurship

Believe It Before You See It

Anyone can believe a thing after it’s visible. All that’s required for that is the ability to observe it. But if you’re going to create something new, then what you need is vision, the ability (ironically) to see things as you imagine they could be, before they’re visible. Vision is Read more…

By seiden, ago
entrepreneurship

Beauty Can Be Brutal

It’s easy for an entrepreneur to fall in love with a new idea, before any of the details are known. What makes some entrepreneurs successful is that they stay in love, even after the details reveal themselves. The new idea might be a new piece of software, or a new Read more…

By seiden, ago
communication

Just Ask

I’m learning that results come faster when I stop saying things and start asking things. I’m also learning that I get into less trouble (at work and at home), and am able to make my fewer statements more impactful. What if you’re worried that your question might be a dumb Read more…

By seiden, ago
branding

Get Nude, Not Naked

Being authentic—or, having an “authentic brand”—does not mean letting it all hang out. Letting it all hang out is certainly one form of authenticity, but it’s not the only form. By way of an analogy, being stark naked is not the only form of undress. Nudity is also undress. The Read more…

By seiden, ago