Tag: Hire Me

Sorry? Say So Effectively!

Sorry button

Last Friday the 13th (somehow fitting) was “sorry” day at  Back West’s world headquarters; three occasions that someone said to me “I’m sorry.” How effectively those apologies were tells you the things that make a sorry work, and how saying you’re sorry can also make the situation even worse. Here’s the three: Stephanie Smith, the […]

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When Is It Time to Fire Your Co-Founder?

Steve Wozniak

Start-ups are a lot like some relationships; great when when you first meet and date, perhaps a little bumpy and not-so-hot as you spend more time, grow, and start wanting different things from the relationship. The fact of the matter is that the road is littered with co-founders or co-founding teams that needed to split […]

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