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What’s It Like To Run A Robotics Startup? “Like Building a Plane While Flying It”

"Sourcing the right talent is another problem robotics startups must contend with. Facet Executive Search President Nick Bliamptis, who has a front seat to the issue as his company scouts AI, robotics and machine learning talent, agreed. “Over the last two years, I’ve been doing more robotics projects,” Bliamptis said. “But my clients tend to be extremely selective. They are looking for seemingly similar positions, but the specifics are very different.”

Mentoring Top Talent

This recent article in the Harvard Business Review details a study that delves into the dynamics of a successful mentoring relationship.  The authors focus on four main topics: Perceptual Affirmation, or …

How To Create High Performing Teams

This recent study from Google delves into what if takes to create a high performing team.  The article is part of a broader trend by Google and others to place …

How Is Managing Top Talent Different?

Given the highly competitive nature of the current market, keeping top talent is a more critical challenge than ever.  A recent Harvard Business Review article tries to provide a roadmap …

Emotional Intelligence Matters More Than You Think

An extensive study at Google concluded that at least a basic level Emotional Intelligence and communication skills are among the best predictors of team effectiveness.  While similar ideas have been around for years, …

Why You Should Hire The Best

The best CEOs end up on the cover of Forbes or the Wall Street Journal.  The worst CEOs end up testifying before Congress or worse.  At the corporate leadership level …