InvestorPlace, May 17th, 2012
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg turned 28 this week, and what better way to celebrate then with one of the biggest IPOs in history?
Yes, it seems like Zuckerberg has led a charmed life — but it was skill, not luck, that has gotten him this far. For such a young leader, he has made some critical decisions along the way, and shown a number of qualities other startup leaders should have.
I recently talked to a variety of tech CEOs, who shared their stories about the lessons they’ve learned from Zuckerberg:
Shipwire CEO Entrepreneur Tips. Shipwire improves their in house business practices by learning how to minimize interruptions. Read all of Damon’s Tips.
Fox Small Business Center, June 22, 2010
As CEO, my job is to guide the company’s strategic direction. I make sure we have enough runway and staff to execute our plans. Sometimes I think the hardest part of the job is actually the hiring. Clearly, some hires are obvious; but, in today’s market that is often not the case. There are many options that can add confusion to the decision of when to hire. Today you can use a consultant, outsource a function, or develop internal employees to take on projects and functions beyond their basic skill set. However, this blog is about hiring and a follow-up to my “Build the Road” post last month. Here are a few tricks that I employ to hire my core leadership teams. | PDF version.
BusinessWeek, October 24, 2008
Shipwire CEO Damon Schechter discusses starting a business in the logistics and transportation industry with BusinessWeek. Read article Also see the Shipwire shipping affiliate partner program. PDF Version of Article.