The single most important question a founder can ask a potential employee

By Phillip Bogdanovich “What questions should a founder ask during an interview?” Over time, founders become adept at asking the questions that are meaningful to them. They become quick to separate interview candidates that are capable of making an impact versus those who are not. What often remains difficult is selecting for a candidate that … More The single most important question a founder can ask a potential employee

Stress and Burnout in startup environments: Managing storms at sea

  By: Phillip Bogdanovich All founders experience the onset of burnout. Every. Single. One. The founders who survive burnout accept that it is happening and manage their way out of it. The Mayo Clinic identifies 5 primary causes of burnout: lack of control, unclear job expectations, dysfunctional workplace dynamics, extremes of activity, lack of social … More Stress and Burnout in startup environments: Managing storms at sea

Don’t be too flexible: How I manage the Startup fire hose

By Phillip Bogdanovich Moderating work has never been a strong suit for me. Becoming a founder made that worse. For years, I ran and spent time in the gym in an attempt to offset my compulsion to take on an endless stream of tasks and bury myself in meetings. Predictably, I developed overuse injuries, and … More Don’t be too flexible: How I manage the Startup fire hose