Monday, June 18, 2007

Not doing my financial due diligence

John Caddell describes the dream of a career--being able to become part owner of a business--and what he learned after he was afraid to ask too many questions before signing on.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2007

A product killed by poor packaging

When John Caddell first became a product manager, he thought his MBA had prepared him for the jump from software development into the marketing world. He still had a lot to learn, as became obvious when he had to create pricing for a new product.

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Hiring the wrong person

When John Caddell first became a supervisor, one new task was hiring employees. When his fellow supervisor refused to let John defer yet another hiring decision, he was on his own to decide. And it didn't work out.

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