Communication, in itself, is a form of expression… communication between two people – well, that is an art! I think people tend to underestimate how important effective communication is, regardless of the topic, in ensuring understanding between all those involved.
At times, speaking to people can be challenging for a myriad of reasons. Layer on a topic sensitive in nature or frame the conversation around a tense situation, and suddenly your intent of that straightforward talk doesn’t play out as you originally thought.
So, what’s the best way to have this “type” conversation?
Continue reading “The Value of Facetime!”
In business, never underestimate the value of true first mover advantage. True first mover advantage reflects not the first actual mover, but the first mover to garner significant market share. In fact, the gains can be tremendous – become recognized as the leader in the space (whereas everyone else becomes the “me too”), get customers (and revenue) before any competitor can arrive on the scene, and reap great profits and possibly gain monopoly-like status. An entrepreneur’s (and the VC who backed the company) dream come true! Continue reading “I was here FIRST!”