The dynamics of startup success
Many founders never read other people's stories and instead just went out there and created something.
McDonald's & the ghost of Christmas
No company can hope to succeed by simply doing more of the same forever.
The angst of the entrepreneurial PE fund manager
It is a brutal world out there, fund raising for a PE fund is one of the toughest tasks on hand.
The problem with indispensable employees
Employees who are more concerned about their salary and personal position than the success of the company would makes themselves indispensable and resist efforts to build redundant processes.
When investors clash with promoters
Rather than aiming for value creation through operational enhancements, PE professionals should focus on the basics
Irrelevancy leads to failure – Worry for Yahoo, Microsoft, HP, Sears, etc.
Once you are no longer relevant, customers quickly stop paying attention to practically anything you do.