Monthly Archives: August 2016

Can Texting Create a Binding Contract? – UpCounsel Blog

If you’re discussing a deal in an electronic message simple statements, while harmless in intent, could cause serious problems. Courts in recent years have decided that in some cases an email exchange can constitute a binding contract. Since communicating via … Continue reading

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Organizational Design: Why You Should Not Have a President and COO | Organizational Physics by Lex Sisney

It’s a classic tale. Your company’s driven, visionary founder manages to lead your start up to takeoff and hit rapid growth mode. But then something happens, and everything starts to bog down. Those former start up struggles and early wins … Continue reading

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Second in Command: The Misunderstood Role of the Chief Operating Officer

When Larry Ellison, founder and CEO of Oracle, and his chief operating officer, Ray Lane, parted ways in 2000, the event inspired the kind of breathless reporting usually reserved for celebrity divorces. Forbes.com reporter David Einstein wondered in print, “Did … Continue reading

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Interim COO – Chief Operating Officer | Association of Interim Executives

Interim COO Spotlight: Winning in the First Days Interim executives are all about hitting the ground running. Day one isn’t about getting training or organizing a comfy corporate office, it’s about using every minute of a limited time frame to … Continue reading

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Why Every CEO Should Have at Least One Trusted Advisor ChiefExecutive.net | Chief Executive magazine

Urgent optimism is the singular critical trait I believe all CEOs share. It’s more than glass half full, it’s more than seeing the world in a positive context. There is momentum, a drive to make an impact and to make … Continue reading

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The Startup Advisor Cheat Sheet – DZone Agile

All startup teams need help. The good news is that there is no shortage of “startup mentors” out there. The bad news is that there is no shortage of “startup mentors” out there. How you recruit and work with your … Continue reading

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