The CEO Freedom Experiment

The CEO Freedom Experiment

My work life totally changed as of last Friday. This was not unexpected… in fact, in some ways, I’ve been preparing for this since the day I started my company SCOTTeVEST about 15 years ago. I am still the CEO, but with the help of my team, I dismantled and totally...
Highlights From This Week at SCOTTeVEST

Highlights From This Week at SCOTTeVEST

Around the Office Building a Stronger Company: I am wired to like people, which can sometimes make me a poor judge of character. In the past, if you wanted to work for SCOTTEVEST from TEC and could talk in complete sentences, I used to simply hire you. I am learning...
Be the Squeaky Wheel and F.U.

Be the Squeaky Wheel and F.U.

How many times have you heard the phrase, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease?” While I usually take a counterpoint on conventional wisdom by encouraging people to bite off more than they can chew and leap before you look, I actually think being the squeaky wheel can...
Tech on Deck Recap

Tech on Deck Recap

Like many entrepreneurs, I thrive on accomplishing the impossible.  Perhaps you can relate. About one month ago, I had an idea to meet with my friend Robert Scoble (Futurist at Rackspace) during the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference.  I live about a mile from...