Empathy is the most underrated startup virtue

If you ask folks in the startup community to name the most important virtues an entrepreneur can possess, you’ll hear a lot of votes for intelligence and persistence.  Hopefully integrity will make an appearance as well.  But few, if any, will name empathy.  And that’s a shame. Empathy is the ability to understand and share … Continue reading Empathy is the most underrated startup virtue

The Future of Work

As we hurtle rapidly forward into an undiscovered country of robots and 3D printers, people are starting to ask, “What is the future of work?” Economic changes have already decimated traditional middle-class blue collar work like car- and steel-making.  A lot of folks in Silicon Valley have jumped on the “everyone should learn how to … Continue reading The Future of Work