Interview with Dirigo Advisors Founder Patrick McGinnis

Full Name & Georgetown School and Year Patrick J. McGinnis, SFS ‘98 Professional Title & Organization Author, The 10% Entrepreneur and Founder, Dirigo Advisors Career What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Combining all of the experiences and lessons learned from investing in fast growing companies on five continents into a book … Continue reading Interview with Dirigo Advisors Founder Patrick McGinnis

How To Handle Difficult Conversations

Guest Post by: Christine Brown-Quinn, The Female Capitalist Do you shy away from having those conversations that are truly uncomfortable, whether that be about a pay rise, performance or a particular conflict situation? Have you ever over-practiced the conversation in your head, and in the end hesitated to actually deliver the message as the timing no … Continue reading How To Handle Difficult Conversations

Interview with the Co-Founder of Solemates Monica Ferguson (B’00)

What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? There have been a lot of rewarding moments as an entrepreneur, but I think when Oprah Winfrey devoted a half page in her magazine and called my invention/product "genius". It was great. What do you wish you had done earlier in your career? I wish … Continue reading Interview with the Co-Founder of Solemates Monica Ferguson (B’00)

Interview with Halo Top President and COO Doug Bouton (COL ’07)

What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? If I had to choose, I think the fact that we employee more than 100 people right now. It's very rewarding to create great jobs for great people. What do you wish you had done earlier in your career? Unfortunately, my "career" has largely been … Continue reading Interview with Halo Top President and COO Doug Bouton (COL ’07)

Lawyers: Maximizing Your Mobility

Guest Post by: Inti Knapp As legal recruiters, we work closely with employers to fulfill their lateral attorney hiring needs. Without exception, when legal industry employers describe their ideal candidate to us, they specify the following three criteria: Level of Experience In the legal job market, it’s possible to have “too much” experience because more … Continue reading Lawyers: Maximizing Your Mobility

The Year Without Pants: Part I

In our blog post a few weeks ago, I talked about the book I'm reading, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun.  I'm a few chapters in and it's already a really interesting read about company culture, how we work, and how we think about our work.    Here's what I've … Continue reading The Year Without Pants: Part I