I learned so many things at my last global start-up, from coming up with the initial idea, battling a lawsuit early on, finding product-market-fit and go-to-market fit, opening 8 international offices, and to the eventual exit.
Brandon Metcalf / June 14, 2022
Place Technology interns share their experiences and offer tips for success in a dynamic, competitive industry.
Ben Sperry / July 8, 2021
Company culture influences every aspect of your business, from decision-making to core values to hiring processes. That’s why I often say that culture should come before everything else, including clients and shareholders. But building and maintaining a healthy culture is a challenge, especially for constantly evolving startups. At high-growth companies, change sometimes feels like the only constant.
Brandon Metcalf / August 27, 2019
In the business world, relationships are everything. That’s why, even though I’ve moved around a lot during my career, I stayed at each company for at least a couple of years—it takes at least that long to really connect with people.
Brandon Metcalf / August 14, 2019
One thing I’ve learned over the past decade is that there’s no such thing as work-life balance—especially if you’re an entrepreneur. I don’t mean that you can’t be successful and still have personal and family time. Carving out space for priorities outside of work is absolutely critical. But my professional life is fully ingrained with […]
Brandon Metcalf / March 7, 2019