Work Smart: 4 Tips For Startups

Most startups are not well led--that's the nature of most new business ventures, everyone is learning as they go along. But there are some common best practices to keep in mind, which I describe in this week's episode.


  1. Launch privately and then publicize.
  2. Manage and exceed expectations.
  3. Everyone is an owner, give them a stake in the game.
  4. Love your team.

Scott is the author of the national best-selling book Making Ideas Happen and CEO of Behance, a company that develops products and services for creative industries. Behance's products include the Behance Network, the world's leading platform for creative professionals to showcase their work, and The 99%, a think tank and annual conference focused on leadership and execution in the creative world.

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  • brett

    Great article! For any entrepreneurs, its so important to pitch
    your product (articulate) in the right frame to potential investors. I
    just wrote an article on how to best pitch your ideas to potential
    investors (angels and VC’s). Check it out: http://venturekings.wordpress....