Weekly Food for Thought: Growing Your Tech Team

By Joe Witte

January th 2013

“Globalization has changed us in to a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital – the world’s best talents and greatest ideas.” -Jack Welch I had the opportunity to speak at a Tech Cocktail event in Washington, D.C. this past week. The topic was “Building your Team”. Team building is absolutely critical to growing your company effectively. If you hire the wrong person, especially early on, it can kill the company. Hire the right person and your company can skyrocket. I’ll save my “best hiring practices” for another newsletter… and certainly share the worst hires I’ve made (there have been several).   Our technology... 

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Business Tip of the week: Humility.

By Joe Witte

January th 2013

Humility. The most under appreciated human trait in today’s workforce. Too often are we conveying “self promotion” rather than giving merit to our colleagues or subordinates. If we can recognize our ambiguity in the “grand scheme of life”, then we can have a greater impact uplifting our fellow man. ... 

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Business Tip of the week: Kharma.

By Joe Witte

January th 2013

The Golden Rule. The greatest commandment. It’s all the same. And it’s the most effective way, and most rewarding way to develop relationships (ie, sell). This method requires a higher level of patience, as you have to plant seeds that will harvest rather than just pull off all the fruit on the apple tree. “You can have everything in life... 

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