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Delegate or Die

Okay, so all leaders initially suffer from Founder’s Disease. Whether you own your own business or you work in someone else’s, you’re probably bright, hardworking, and good at a lot of things. That makes it awfully hard to delegate responsibility and authority to someone else, because deep down inside you pretty much know that they […]

Overcoming Founders Disease

Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. You have to know a lot about a lot to get a business off the ground and to make it a going concern. Knowing a lot about a lot is good, right? I mean, how many people can do everything that’s required well enough not […]

Delegation Duplication

Newsletter 41 The situation looked hopeless. The planet Delegon was inhospitable on a good day, but this was the worst. The half dozen earthlings huddled behind a big rock and assessed their situation. “How are we ever going to get out of this mess?” asked Susan, their leader. “I don’t know, goshdarnit,” said Joe as […]

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