“A plan that’s too dependent on any one person is too fragile.” Derek Sivers Pairs of people working together make a project or situation more
Having decided to take the bold step of becoming an employee-owned company, written up a prospectus, determined a valuation, and heard “yes” from seven interested
A few years ago, when I was new to software consulting, I attended my first resource scheduling meeting. Resource scheduling is the act of assigning
Things had been going extremely well. You were growing, succeeding. But now… You can’t quite put your finger on what’s wrong. You’re feeling out of
Glue work is stuff that needs doing, but falls outside of a job description. It can be critically important, but isn’t any specific person’s responsibility.
This post is the second in a six-part series on Atomic Object’s ownership and the non-ESOP approach we took to gradually shift from a founder-owned
In 2007, when Atomic Object was six years old, I decided I wanted to broaden our ownership base to include employees. In 2009, we executed
How do you know the amount of work you can responsibly take on at the individual, team, or company level? Are you investing time in