If you haven't achieved the success you thought you would by now, blame failure -- or, rather, the lack of it. The surprising truth about success is this: it often is the byproduct of repeated failures.
Organizations are made up of flawed human beings -- and all of us struggle with effective communication. So what can you do to deal with a loss of volume control either in yourself or others? Let me suggest two simple steps.
Start-up employees have a different psychology and motivation than those in established firms. Joining (or founding) a start-up is an act of faith -- the conviction that an idea eventually can become a sustained commercial success.
Creating context -- on a regular basis -- is a critical part of every manager's job and could be considered a core competency of leadership. Without it, you might find yourself ahead of schedule, but not sure where you are heading.