The thing you don’t understand about begging

When the TalkSpace therapist couldn’t promise confidentiality, I knew I was barking up the wrong tree.

A lot of companies have an awful track record at running employee referral programs. It doesn't have to be that way — here’s some suggestions.

1 — Build a culture where referrals are taken seriously

Pick that guy!

I’ve long joked that one of the reasons I have to start my own companies is that I’m virtually unemployable. The joke stopped being funny when I realized it might just be true.

Drawing and re-drawing our mental models of the world around us is exhausting. But without it, we get stuck.

  • Ingestion / absorption / seeking
  • Integration / Processing.
  • Production / output / dissemination.
  • Maintenance / rest / prepare for the next cycle.

Canon, Nikon, Sony, and the rest of the pack: You have an opportunity to make a small but important change. Go on, lead the way.

On Moving towards the light.

Are you willing to pay the price of systemic racism by using a closed platform like Clubhouse? As a leader of communities, your answer should be “no”.

Photo by Neil Soni on Unsplash


Haje Jan Kamps

Writer, startup pitch coach, enthusiastic dabbler in photography.

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