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How To: Use Communication to Manage Change

How To: Use Communication to Manage Change

Leading a company is marked by constant change. As a leader, you have an opportunity to create clarity and alignment through purposeful and consistent communication.

Advice for Founders During Uncertain Times

Advice for Founders During Uncertain Times

During economic downturns, every company faces a different situation, and what’s right for yours could depend on stage, funding history, cash balance, and space. What to do falls into three buckets: fundraising, operational focus, and reducing burn rate.

How to: Navigate Corporate Partnership Offers

How to: Navigate Corporate Partnership Offers

After you launch your new company, you may be surprised at how swiftly big companies come knocking on your door. Is that an opportunity or a threat?

How To Navigate a Term Sheet in the COVID-19 Era

How To Navigate a Term Sheet in the COVID-19 Era

Winners in the new world—as well as smaller startups or those leveraging existing relationships—will still close deals during this period. But be wary of investors who use this environment to propose term sheets full of red flags.

You Owe Your Team Prompt Layoffs and a New Plan

You Owe Your Team Prompt Layoffs and a New Plan

This post explains why sometimes you should embrace layoffs as a difficult but necessary step, how you should implement a layoff, and what you can do to rebuild morale down the road.

How To: Strategic Planning

How To: Strategic Planning

Every founder needs a simple framework for prioritization to help you create clarity and stay aligned with your team.