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October 4, 2012

The 4 Toughest Issues for CMOs? Here’s 2 of Them

You’re not alone. That’s the silver lining from a recent event of CMOs, entrepreneurs and marketing-aware CEOs on the top pain points facings organizations today – […]
September 24, 2012

Integrity and the Cowboy CEO

The other day, I had the chance to meet with one of our client CEOs, Fred A. Brown. He’s not what I would call a ‘typical’ […]
September 21, 2012

Help Wanted? Traits for Success

The hiring market is back. Or so it seems – there’s much more chatter about finding and keeping the ‘right’ people. We hire one or two […]
September 6, 2012

4 Jobs, But Not 4 Ever: What it Means for Employers

I’ve been thinking about four high-performing newly-minted workers and the choices they’ve made. It’s a telling picture – and may be a harbinger of what companies […]
September 5, 2012

Tenable Raises $50 Million

Big congratulations to our client, Tenable Network Security, on today’s announcement that it raised $50 million in A-round funding from Accel Partners. This is certainly a […]
August 21, 2012

What Does It Mean When PR Firms Can’t Write?

A high school friend – and one of the smartest guys I know – is reinventing his business. He started out in IT, became a reporter, then […]
August 15, 2012

Square’s Hook-Up: Closing Deals

The deal between Square and Starbucks may usher in micropayments for the everyman (in ways that Starbucks’ own mobile phone payment hasn’t). So far, so good. […]
June 11, 2012

Why Most Business Books Don’t Work – and What to Do About it

I don’t read many business books. Maybe I should – plenty of smart people I really respect swear by them. But I find them kind of […]
May 31, 2012

What Does It Take to Make a New Hire Successful?

What does it take to make a new hire successful? With hiring picking up, this becomes a pressing question, again. We’ve hired a lot of people […]