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The Business of Bundling and Unbundling

This would be their last stop on what had been a long and exhausting road show through Europe.  Accompanied by Marc Andreesen (Cofounder) and Peter Currie (CFO), Jim Clark, Netscape’s CEO, gave the same old pitch to their final audience of investors in a ballroom at the Savoy hotel in London. Netscape was going public.  And in […]

Choosing and Chosen to Lead

Teams form when we make the decision to build something that’s bigger than ourselves. And if you’re working with a team, at some point, you made the decision to take on a specific role that carries unique responsibility and the associated accountability. Every team faces barriers as they grow (and growing can be painful!). And, if you’re […]

The Big Problem with Our Big Ideas

Driving all day in a compact car with three kids (all of us under the age of 7) couldn’t have been the most relaxing experience for my mom.  But, since tying your children to the roof of a moving vehicle is illegal in most states, the next best alternative was to turn up the music and hope that the […]

Cheaper or Better

Almost every project proposal we submit is challenged. And our competition is massive. We weigh in against consulting firms with thousands of employees, multi-million dollar marketing budgets, international footprints & endless trophies and awards from all of the right organizations, magazines and media outlets. To say we’re in a David vs. Goliath situation is an […]