Power of the Mastermind: The Driving Force
This is a powerful concept for anyone building a startup. This book is still relevant as it ever was.
This is part two of a description of common cultural barriers to innovation in the enterprise. In the first post, I discussed two of the barriers: fear of failure and expected value bias. This post covers two additional cultural barriers and how they destroy innovation in the enterprise.
What makes a good startup team?
I think it's a lot of things. But mostly, it's that they come together and make a good team.
One of the best teams I know as a comic book geek is the Avengers. Yes, you know them, but geeks like me have know then for years before they appears on the silver screen.
I think the Avengers are an interesting way to thing about a startup team. Captain America is my hero, so I'll pretend that I'm him for a while. Actually, that's the main reason I'm using the Avengers analogy, so I get to be Captain America!