Mistakes…immediately after the fact, they suck…but in hindsight…they’re some of the best teachers of all time. To be brutally honest, this post is going to be in direct reference to a mistake that I’ve made in the management of my startup venture. So without further adieu…lets just cut to the chase.
Several months back, our team and project was thriving, yet there remained one critical piece to the puzzle that needed to be filled. Actually, there was one more person that we needed to find to work with on the project. My thinking was to do a ton of research, talk to a ton of people and then see who I would come across. Upon doing so, I spent time talking to several different individuals and worked hard on filtering down the list to a handful of candidates. And then I made a major blunder… (more…)