Business Lessons from Team of Teams

McChrystal is a controversial character, but there were great takeaways in this book. Here is my summary of the key business lessons from Team of Teams

Overcoming Cognitive Bias

In this article, I focus on a selection of cognitive biases and provide suggestions for how to inoculate ourselves from them

The Meeting Facilitator’s Role

The meeting facilitator’s role is to optimize meeting productivity and support the decision-making process

Survivorship Bias – Don’t Believe the Hype

Survivorship bias is our tendency to study the people or companies who “survived” or were victorious while ignoring those that failed. Learn why this is a mistake.

Business Nantucket Sleighride

Beware of chasing large enterprise “whale” customers lest they drag you on a business Nantucket Sleighride

Business Lessons from Navy SEALs

My summary of the book Extreme Ownership and the key business lessons from Navy SEALs

Face to Face Tandem Interview

The Face to Face Tandem Interview is a 3 hour interview. 1 person asks the questions and 1 person observes the candidate’s body language and takes notes

Reference Check Interview

Reference check interviews must be conducted before any hiring decisions are made. Implement a hiring policy: “No reference checks = No job offer.” 

How to Hire A-Players

My summarized version of the Topgrading methodology that will significantly increase your chances of hiring A-Players for every role

Measure Results, Not Hours.

Measure results, not hours. It’s not about face-time at the office (or virtual equivalent), it’s about delivering visible results.