mentality

You Can Renew the Founder’s Mentality, Says Author Chris Zook

“Once your company is no longer small it tends to accumulate bureaucracy and you begin to lose the founder’s mentality,” says Chris Zook, author of “The Founders Mentality.” “That is the paradox of growth. Growth creates complexity and complexity is the silent killer of profitable growth. Complexity is also the silent killer of our lives …

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Can a startup mentality help artists succeed? Sittercity’s founder thinks so.

How can liberal arts students use startup lessons to launch their budding careers? That’s the question opera singers and entrepreneurs Genevieve Thiers ⇒ and Heather Aranyi tackled in a class they developed at Northwestern University. Thiers founded childcare startup Sittercity before becoming an opera soloist at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and elsewhere; Aranyi is …

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