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Upping Your Game in the Board Room: A Review of Startup Boards

Four years ago, at a panel discussion for my Founders’ Dilemmas course that featured a handful of experienced serial entrepreneurs, one of the questions raised by a student was, “What’s the most important piece of advice you’ve ever gotten from

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Google “Campus by the Book” Live Hangout

Noam joined Guy Kawasaki and Keith Ferrazzi for a live Google Hangout that addressed a host of entrepreneurial questions. Watch it Here

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Read Startup Life!

A review of Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor’s Startup Life                 Halfway through Startup Life, married couple Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor suggest that, “Being in a relationship with an entrepreneur is hard,

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The Economic Times: Start-ups fail because of people problems

Noam addresses how to handle the most common founder-CEO dilemmas, and why at times, it’s best for the founder to step away. To Read More

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Reid Hoffman Cites Noam’s Research in a Recent Post

Noam’s Founder-CEO studies have made their way to Reid Hoffman’s recent post, titled “If, Why, and How Founders Should Hire a “Professional” CEO.” To Read More  

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Stanford E-Corner: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lecture Series

Highlights of Noam’s presentation on Founder’s Dilemmas for Stanford’s ETL can be watched here  

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WSJ: Live Chat: Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Start-Up

Noam answers a variety of founding questions in this live exchange.  To Read More

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Financial Times: The Case Study - When Founders Step Aside

In this FT article, Noam presents the case of Wily Technologies, and the lessons we can learn from the founder’s decision to give the reigns to a new CEO.  To Read More

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The Free COO on Spreaker Radio with Donald Landwirth

Noam takes a deep dive into The Founder’s Dilemmas — the book’s lessons and underlying research —  in this interview with Donald Landwirth. Noam joins at 10:21. Click here to listen 

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HuffingtonPost: Beware the Perils of Entrepreneurial Passion

“Entrepreneurs are lauded for their passion, confidence, and optimism…However, as critical as these traits can be, left unchecked, they can lead to a founder’s very demise.”  To Read More  

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