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My Ideal Board Meeting

In my new book, Startup Boards: Getting the Most Out of Your Board of Directors, in addition to decomposing and explaining a lot about the functioning of board meetings, I also describe my ideal board meeting. I had four of them this week. That’s a lot of board meetings in a week, but my weeks…

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Thank you Geraldine. Amy and I love and adore you. And you recommended what I think was my favorite fiction book of 2013. I read Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel yesterday on the couch during digital sabbath. It was just wonderful. I wasn’t really sure what to make of it for the first fifteen minutes…

Book: Hatching Twitter

I was in a reading mood this weekend so I read Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal after reading No Better Time on Saturday. I finished it just before I walked the dog and then went to bed. I slept very poorly last night and woke up thinking about the book….

Startup Boards Publisher Draft Is Finished

I shipped off the publisher draft of Startup Boards last night. For those of you who haven’t written a book that means I’m in the home stretch “pre-production” – I’ll have the final draft done by 9/3 and it’ll be published by December. This has been – by far – the hardest book I’ve written…

Being A Great CEO

Matt Blumberg’s new book, Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, is about to come out. If you are a CEO and haven’t preordered it, I recommend you go get it right now. I had a chat with a CEO I work with who has had a challenging year scaling up his company. He…