We need more Lazy Managers

Posted on November 14, 2012

I came across an inspiring story by Peter Bergman from the Harvard Business Review this morning about his experiences in lending a hand when Hurricane Sandy devastated the east coast last month. As CEO of appendTo, my days and thoughts have been presently consumed with how to build appendTo into an environment that brings out the best in our employees while maintaining our core values.  Peter's post contained one line that resonated deeply ...

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As a follow up to my post last week about how appendTo was founded and Hacking the American Dream, I'm going to blog on some of the philosophical pillars we built the organization upon that led us here. If you have a question, please don't hesitate to leave a comment or contact me. Control and Management If you've spent any amount of time near children, they exist in a remarkable world. They don't seek to control anything because they have ...

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Hacking the American Dream

Posted on May 19, 2011

Last week I had the privilege of attending the 2011 BigOmaha conference. BigOmaha was by far the best event I have ever attended. The Silicon Prarie News team did an amazing job organizing and executing this conference. Filled to the brim with inspiring content and amazing introductions, Jonathan Sharp, Andrew Wirick and I sat down to just hang out and decompress on the event. The short discussion that followed crystalized a perspect...

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