It may sound like an idea for the dreamers, but taking a few months off with no plan for what comes after may be the best thing for your career. Vipin Goyal, cofounder of SideTour, tells Fast Company how he made it work.
If you're going to succeed, your team has to be ready to "run through a brick wall for you," says Kelly Project Solutions founder Robert Kelly. And that can only happen if you establish relationships. Do so by keeping an open door.
Howard Stevenson, the HBS professor who defined entrepreneurship, mentored writer Eric Sinoway. After Stevenson nearly died of a heart attack, they decided to make a book of their conversations--including this back and forth on legacy-driven decisions.
From rooftop bashes and acquisition talks to staff clashes and layoffs, Hipstamatic’s founders and ex-employees describe the startup’s losing struggle to keep pace with Instagram, Facebook, and others in the white-hot photo-sharing space. Read the three-part series from start to finish.