Earlier this week I was on a panel for the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network about preparing for investment. I sat on the panel with Brad Zenger who happens to chair our Board,and Terry St. Marie, who is one of our investors (indirectly through the Oregon Angel Fund).
We had lunch and a conversation with 15 early stage entrepreneurs, almost all . . .
At various points throughout my career, I've fallen into a rut.
Most of us have experienced this at one point or another. We feel like our job owns us, and it's not a good feeling.
I used to channel that feeling of dissatisfaction and lack of autonomy into a variety of channels - looking at job postings, checking up on my favorite . . .
I recently read The Everything Store by Brad Stone about Amazon and Jeff Bezos.
One of Bezos' key tenants that really stuck with me was having a "bias toward action."
I introduced the phrase to our team at Green Zebra, and I am slowly trying to integrate the principle more into my daily life - both at work and in the rest of my . . .